Where: Yukon, Canada (63.7° N, 138.6° W: paleocoordinates 63.7° N, 138.6° W)
• coordinate stated in text
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Ionian (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)
• 200 mm above the Gold Run tephra. Glass-isothermal plateau fission track dating indicates that the Gold Run tephra is 735+/-88 ka.
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: terrestrial; unlithified conglomerate
Size class: macrofossils
Preservation: original chitin
Collection methods: Repository: Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
Primary reference: M. E. McNamara, V. Saranathan, E. R. Locatelli, H. Noh, D. E. G. Briggs, P. J. Orr, and H. Cao. 2014. Cryptic iridescence in a fossil weevil generated by single diamond photonic crystals. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 11(20140736):1-8 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 161444: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.09.2014
Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)