GSC loc. C-103136 - Spatsizi River (Jurassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (57.6° N, 129.0° W: paleocoordinates 36.5° N, 70.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Spatsizi Formation (Hazelton Group), Middle Toarcian (182.0 - 175.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• The Hazelton Group is a thick assemblage of basaltic to rhyolitic volcanics, sedimentary rocks, their tuffaceous equivalents, and minor limestone.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the GSC

Collection methods: mechanical,

• H. Gabrielse.

Primary reference: M. Aberhan. 1998. Early Jurassic Bivalvia of western Canada. Part I. Subclasses Palaeotaxodonta, Pteriomorpha, and Isofilibranchia. Beringeria 21:57-150 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 53582: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 12.09.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Camptonectes (Camptonectes) auritus Schlotheim 1813 scallop