87-CNA-SKUSP-1 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: Sandilands Formation (Kunga Group), Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• micrite nodule (5x20 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 94764: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 10.03.2010

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Taxonomic list

Radiolaria
 Nassellaria - Livarellidae
Livarella valida Yoshida 1986 radiolarian
Livarella densiporata Kozur and Mostler 1981 radiolarian
Citriduma asteroides n. sp. Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Bagotidae
? Canutus beehivensis Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Deflandrecyrtiidae
Deflandrecyrtium nobense Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Nassellaria -
? Globolaxtorum "sp. A" Carter 1993 radiolarian
Globolaxtorum cristatum Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Nabolellidae
"Squinabolella "sp. C"" = Nabolella, "Squinabolella "sp. D"" = Nabolella, "Squinabolella causia n. sp." = Nabolella causia, "Squinabolella aff. causia" = Nabolella causia, "Squinabolella aff. desrochersi" = Nabolella desrochersi
"Squinabolella "sp. C"" = Nabolella Petrushevskaya 1981 radiolarian
"Squinabolella "sp. D"" = Nabolella Petrushevskaya 1981 radiolarian
"Squinabolella causia n. sp." = Nabolella causia Carter 1993 radiolarian
"Squinabolella aff. causia" = Nabolella causia Carter 1993 radiolarian
"Squinabolella aff. desrochersi" = Nabolella desrochersi Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Ultranaporidae
Bipedis acrostylus Bragin 1991 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
Canoptum aff. unicum Pessagno and Whalen 1982 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Canoptidae
Laxtorum perfectum Carter 1993 radiolarian
Laxtorum capitaneum Carter 1993 radiolarian
Laxtorum porterheadense Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Saturnalidae
Pseudoacanthocircus troegeri Kozur and Mostler 1990 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
Ferresium "sp. C" Blome 1984 radiolarian
Ferresium conclusum Carter 1993 radiolarian
Ferresium teekwoonense Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Pentactinocarpidae
Pentactinocarpus cf. sevaticus Kozur and Mostler 1981 radiolarian
 Polycystina -
Spumellaria "indet. B" Ehrenberg 1875 radiolarian
Spumellaria "indet. E" Ehrenberg 1875 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Angulobracchiidae
? Paronaella beatricia Carter 1993 radiolarian
Loupanus thompsoni Carter 1993 radiolarian
Risella tangilensis 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
 Spumellaria -
Fontinella habros Carter 1993 radiolarian
Fontinella louisensis Carter 1993 radiolarian
Fontinella inflata Carter 1993 radiolarian
? Haliomma sewellense Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Orbiculiformidae
Orbiculiforma multibrachiata Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Spumellaria -
Paratriassoastrum "sp. B" Kozur and Mostler 1981 radiolarian
Paratriassoastrum crassum n. sp. 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 nodulum Carter 1993 radiolarian
Pantanellium aff. skidegatense Pessagno and Blome 1980 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Hexaporobrachiidae
? Icrioma "sp. A" De Wever 1979 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Parasaturnalidae
Liassosaturnalis aff. parvus Kozur and Mostler 1990 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Patulibracchiidae
"Triassocrucella aff. triassicum" = Triassocrucella triassica
"Triassocrucella aff. triassicum" = Triassocrucella triassica Kozur and Mostler 1978 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Capnuchosphaeridae
Plafkerium "sp. A" Pessagno et al. 1979 radiolarian
Plafkerium gadoense n. sp. Carter 1993 radiolarian
Plafkerium keloense Carter 1993 radiolarian