S8-6-QC-575 Kunga Island (Jurassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (52.8° N, 131.6° W: paleocoordinates 0.3° N, 126.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sandilands Formation (Kunga Group), Early/Lower Sinemurian (196.5 - 189.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); lithified limestone and lithified siltstone

• dark grey micritic limestone nodule in hard, thinly-bedded siltstones

Size class: microfossils

Primary reference: E. S. Carter, P. A. Whalen, and J. Guex. 1998. Biochronology and paleontology of Lower Jurassic (Hettangian and Sinemurian) radiolarians, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin (496)1-162 [A. Miller/K. Layou/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 94379: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 18.02.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Radiolaria
 Nassellaria - Bagotidae
Droltus hecatensis Pessagno and Whalen 1982 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Eucyrtidiidae
"Protokatroma "sp. A"" = Pseudoeucyrtis, Pseudoeucyrtis angusta
"Protokatroma "sp. A"" = Pseudoeucyrtis Pessagno 1977 radiolarian
Pseudoeucyrtis angusta Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Eucyrtiidae
? Ectonocorys sp. Foreman 1968 radiolarian
 Nassellaria -
Ares sutherlandi Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Trexus dodgensis Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Poulpidae
Saitoum coronarium n. sp. Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Saitoum triumphense Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Ultranaporidae
Bipedis hannai, "? Jacus anatiformis" = Anaticapitula anatiformis
Bipedis hannai Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
"? Jacus anatiformis" = Anaticapitula anatiformis De Wever 1982 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Parvicingulidae
Canoptum columbiaense Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Eptingiidae
Charlottea harbridgensis Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Heptacladidae
"Pseudoheptacladus "sp. A"" = Parentactinosphaera
"Pseudoheptacladus "sp. A"" = Parentactinosphaera Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Angulobracchiidae
Thurstonia minutaglobus Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Danubea howardi Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian