Fernie - Red Deer River (Jurassic of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (51.6° N, 115.4° W: paleocoordinates 46.9° N, 56.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Fernie Formation, Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified mudstone

• environment based on typical Fernie environment
• no lithologic description given in paper, but lithology based on typical lithology of the Fernie

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: J.F. Whiteaves. 1907. Description of a Canadian species of Peltoceras. The Ottawa Naturalist 21:80-82 [S. Holland/S. Holland]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 195173: authorized by Steven Holland, entered by Steven Holland on 24.07.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Aspidoceratidae
Peltoceras occidentale Whiteaves 1907 ammonite