87-CNA-SKUD-9 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: Globolaxtorum tozeri 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

• micrite nodule (15x25 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 94759: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 10.03.2010, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Radiolaria
 Polycystina -
Nassellaria "indet. B" Ehrenberg 1875 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Livarellidae
Livarella densiporata Kozur and Mostler 1981 radiolarian
Praecitriduma apexensis Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Bagotidae
? Canutus "sp. A" Pessagno and Whalen 1982 radiolarian
? Canutus beehivensis n. sp. Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Nassellaria -
Globolaxtorum cristatum n. sp. Carter 1993 radiolarian
Globolaxtorum tozeri Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Nabolellidae
"Squinabolella "sp. C"" = Nabolella, "Squinabolella causia" = Nabolella causia, "Squinabolella aff. causia" = Nabolella causia, "Squinabolella aff. desrochersi" = Nabolella desrochersi
"Squinabolella "sp. C"" = Nabolella Petrushevskaya 1981 radiolarian
"Squinabolella causia" = Nabolella causia Carter 1993 radiolarian
"Squinabolella aff. causia" = Nabolella causia Carter 1993 radiolarian
"Squinabolella aff. desrochersi" = Nabolella desrochersi Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Parvicingulidae
Canoptum "sp. A" Pessagno et al. 1979 radiolarian
Canoptum "sp. B" Pessagno et al. 1979 radiolarian
Canoptum aff. dixoni Pessagno and Whalen 1982 radiolarian
Canoptum cf. triassicum Yao 1982 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Canoptidae
Laxtorum perfectum Carter 1993 radiolarian
Laxtorum capitaneum n. sp. Carter 1993 radiolarian
Laxtorum porterheadense n. sp. Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Saturnalidae
Pseudoacanthocircus troegeri Kozur and Mostler 1990 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Entactiniidae
? Entactinosphaera amphilaphes Carter 1993 radiolarian
? Entactinosphaera aff. simoni Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Eptingiidae
Ferresium "sp. C" Blome 1984 radiolarian
Ferresium conclusum n. sp. Carter 1993 radiolarian
Ferresium teekwoonense Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Kungalariidae
 Spumellaria - Angulobracchiidae
Loupanus thompsoni Carter 1993 radiolarian
"Risella "sp. A"" = Serilla Carter 2007 radiolarian
Risella tangilensis n. sp. Carter 1993 radiolarian
Risella ellisensis Carter 1993 radiolarian
Risella stalkungiensis Carter 1993 radiolarian
"Risella tledoensis" = Serilla tledoensis Carter 1993 radiolarian
? Bistarkum cylindratum Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Relindellidae
? Pentaspongodiscus dihexacanthus Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Hagiastridae
? Crucella "sp. A" Pessagno 1971 radiolarian
Crucella "sp. C" Pessagno 1971 radiolarian
Tetraporobrachia "sp. D" Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Xiphostylidae
Archaeocenosphaera "sp. B" Pessagno et al. 1989 radiolarian
 Spumellaria -
Fontinella habros Carter 1993 radiolarian
Fontinella louisensis Carter 1993 radiolarian
Fontinella clara Carter 1993 radiolarian
Fontinella inflata Carter 1993 radiolarian
? Haliomma sewellense Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Orbiculiformidae
Orbiculiforma multibrachiata Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Spumellaria -
Paratriassoastrum "sp. A" Kozur and Mostler 1981 radiolarian
Paratriassoastrum crassum Carter 1993 radiolarian
Paratriassoastrum omegaense Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Pantanelliidae
Betraccium "sp. C" Pessagno et al. 1979 radiolarian
Betraccium "sp. E" Pessagno et al. 1979 radiolarian
Betraccium inornatum Blome 1984 radiolarian
Betraccium cf. inornatum Blome 1984 radiolarian
Betraccium aff. inornatum Blome 1984 radiolarian
Betraccium kennecottense Carter 1993 radiolarian
Betraccium nodulum n. sp. Carter 1993 radiolarian
Cantalum gratum Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Hexaporobrachiidae
? Icrioma "sp. A" De Wever 1979 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Parasaturnalidae
Liassosaturnalis aff. parvus Kozur and Mostler 1990 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Capnuchosphaeridae
Plafkerium "sp. A" Pessagno et al. 1979 radiolarian
Plafkerium gadoense Carter 1993 radiolarian
Plafkerium keloense n. sp. Carter 1993 radiolarian
Plafkerium fidicularium Carter 1993 radiolarian