Railway cutting west of Massive (Triassic of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (51.2° N, 115.8° W: paleocoordinates 20.9° N, 33.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Spray River Formation, Smithian (251.3 - 247.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, gray, calcareous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by L.D. Burling in 1915

Primary reference: L. M. Lambe. 1916. Ganoid fishes from near Banff, Alberta. Proceedings and Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, Series 3 10:35-44 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122018: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 15.12.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Coelacanthiformes - Coelacanthidae
Coelacanthus banffensis n. sp. Lambe 1916 coelacanth
 Parasemionotiformes - Parasemionotidae
"Elonichthys cupidineus n. sp." = Albertonia cupidinia
"Elonichthys cupidineus n. sp." = Albertonia cupidinia Lambe 1916 ray-finned fish