89-CNA-SKUD-13 Kunga Island (Triassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (52.8° N, 131.6° W: paleocoordinates 0.2° S, 126.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Proparvicingula moniliformis other zone, Sandilands Formation (Kunga Group), Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• zone information from Carter and Guex (1999)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• 2 small nodules (4x12 cm) in thinly-bedded, hard siliceous siltstones

Size class: microfossils

Primary reference: E. Carter. 1993. Biochronology and paleontology of uppermost Triassic (Rhaetian) radiolarians, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, Canada. Memoires de Geologie 11:1-175 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 94755: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 10.03.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Protozoa
 Actinommacea - Xiphostylidae
Archaeocenosphaera "sp. A" Pessagno et al. 1989 radiolarian
Archaeocenosphaera aff. laseekensis Pessagno et al. 1989 radiolarian
 Nassellaria -
Nassellaria "indet. B" Ehrenberg 1875 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Deflandrecyrtiidae
Deflandrecyrtium nobense Carter 1993 radiolarian
Haeckelicyrtium karcharos Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Nabolellidae
"Squinabolella desrochersi" = Nabolella desrochersi
"Squinabolella desrochersi" = Nabolella desrochersi Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Bagotidae
? Canutus "sp. A" Pessagno and Whalen 1982 radiolarian
? Canutus ingrahamensis Carter 1993 radiolarian
? Canutus beehivensis Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Canoptidae
Laxtorum porterheadense Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Parvicingulidae
Proparvicingula moniliformis Carter 1993 radiolarian
Canoptum "sp. A" Pessagno et al. 1979 radiolarian
Canoptum "sp. B" Pessagno et al. 1979 radiolarian
Canoptum cf. triassicum Yao 1982 radiolarian
Canoptum aff. dixoni Pessagno and Whalen 1982 radiolarian
 Nassellaria -
Globolaxtorum cristatum Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Livarellidae
Livarella densiporata Kozur and Mostler 1981 radiolarian
Praecitriduma mostleri Kozur 1984 radiolarian
Praecitriduma apexensis Carter 1993 radiolarian
Citriduma "sp. C" De Wever 1982 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Pentactinocarpidae
Pentactinocarpus cf. sevaticus Kozur and Mostler 1981 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Saturnalidae
"Kozurastrum gracilis" = Praemesosaturnalis gracilis, "Kozurastrum huxleyense" = Pseudoheliodiscus huxleyensis, "Kozurastrum "sp. B"" = Hexasaturnalis, Kozurastrum aff. sandspitense
"Kozurastrum gracilis" = Praemesosaturnalis gracilis Kozur and Mostler 1972 radiolarian
"Kozurastrum huxleyense" = Pseudoheliodiscus huxleyensis Carter 1993 radiolarian
"Kozurastrum "sp. B"" = Hexasaturnalis Kozur and Mostler 1983 radiolarian
Kozurastrum aff. sandspitense Blome 1984 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Entactiniidae
Entactiniidae indet. Riedel 1967 radiolarian
? Entactinosphaera amphilaphes Carter 1993 radiolarian
? Entactinosphaera aff. simoni Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Eptingiidae
? Eptingium onesimos Carter 1993 radiolarian
? Eptingium amoenum Carter 1993 radiolarian
Ferresium teekwoonense Carter 1993 radiolarian
Ferresium conclusum Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Radiolaria -
Spumellaria "indet. B" Ehrenberg 1875 radiolarian
Spumellaria "indet. C" Ehrenberg 1875 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Angulobracchiidae
Loupanus "sp. A" Carter 1993 radiolarian
Loupanus thompsoni Carter 1993 radiolarian
Paronaella yaogusensis Carter 1993 radiolarian
Paronaella ultrabifida Carter 1993 radiolarian
? Paronaella beatricia Carter 1993 radiolarian
? Bistarkum cylindratum n. sp. Carter 1993 radiolarian
Risella ellisensis Carter 1993 radiolarian
"Risella tledoensis" = Serilla tledoensis Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Spumellaria -
? Haliomma sewellense Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Patulibracchiidae
"Triassocrucella aff. triassicum" = Triassocrucella triassica
"Triassocrucella aff. triassicum" = Triassocrucella triassica Kozur and Mostler 1978 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Hexaporobrachiidae
? Icrioma "sp. A" De Wever 1979 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Pantanelliidae
Betraccium kennecottense Carter 1993 radiolarian
Cantalum "sp. B" Pessagno et al. 1979 radiolarian
Cantalum gratum Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Spumellaria -
Fontinella inflata Carter 1993 radiolarian
Fontinella louisensis Carter 1993 radiolarian
Fontinella habros Carter 1993 radiolarian
Paratriassoastrum "sp. A" Kozur and Mostler 1981 radiolarian
Paratriassoastrum "sp. B" Kozur and Mostler 1981 radiolarian
Paratriassoastrum crassum Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Hagiastridae
Crucella flowerpotensis Carter 1993 radiolarian
? Pseudohagiastrum "sp. A" Pessagno 1979 radiolarian
? Pseudohagiastrum tasuense Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Capnuchosphaeridae
Plafkerium fidicularium Carter 1993 radiolarian
Plafkerium gadoense Carter 1993 radiolarian