S10-4-87-CNA-KPB-4 Kennecott Point, Graham Island (Jurassic to of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (53.9° N, 133.2° W: paleocoordinates 0.8° S, 128.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sandilands Formation (Kunga Group), Early/Lower Hettangian to Early/Lower Hettangian (201.3 - 196.5 Ma)

• ?Lower to Middle Hettangian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• composite sample of dark grey limestone nodules (2x8 cm and 5x15 cm in diameter) in 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 94395: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 18.02.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Radiolaria
 Nassellaria - Eucyrtidiidae
Pseudoeucyrtis fullerensis Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Parvicingulidae
Canoptum columbiaense Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Canoptum merum Pessagno and Whalen 1982 radiolarian
"Atalanta epaphrodita" = Atalantria epaphrodita Cordey and Carter 1996 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Canoptidae
Relanus reefensis Pessagno and Whalen 1982 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Saturnalidae
Praehexasaturnalis tetraradiatus Kozur and Mostler 1990 radiolarian
Praehexasaturnalis poultoni Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Quinquecapsulariidae
Empirea hasta Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Eptingiidae
Tozerium nascens Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Charlottea weedensis Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Heptacladidae
"Pseudoheptacladus "sp. A"" = Parentactinosphaera
"Pseudoheptacladus "sp. A"" = Parentactinosphaera Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
 Polycystina -
Spumellaria "indet. C" Ehrenberg 1875 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Angulobracchiidae
Paronaella skenaensis Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Paronaella ravenensis Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Thurstonia minutaglobus Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Thurstonia gibsoni Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Hagiastridae
Udalia primaeva Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Xiphostylidae
Archaeocenosphaera laseekensis Pessagno et al. 1989 radiolarian
Amuria impensa Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Pantanelliidae
Pantanellium tanuense Pessagno and Blome 1980 radiolarian