GSC 92559, Bug Creek Grp., Porcupine River, northern Yukon (Jurassic of Canada)

Where: Yukon, Canada (67.4° N, 137.8° W: paleocoordinates 52.0° N, 60.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bug Creek Group, Sinemurian (199.3 - 190.8 Ma)

• collection from upper 1.5 m of sandstone rib

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

• sandstone rib

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the GSC

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: T.P. Poulton. 1991. Hettangian through Aalenian (Jurassic) guide fossils and biostratigraphy, Northern Yukon and adjacent Northwest Territories. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin (410)1-95 [A. Miller/K. Layou/K. Layou]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34220: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 22.08.2003

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida -
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Limidae
? Lima sp. Bruguière 1797 file clam
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
Oxytoma sp. Meek 1864 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Gryphaea sp. Lamarck 1801 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
? Ostrea sp., "? Alectryonia sp." = Ostrea (Alectryonia)
? Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
"Ostrea"? sp.
"? Alectryonia sp." = Ostrea (Alectryonia) Fischer de Waldheim 1807 oyster
Ginkgoopsida
 Caytoniales - Caytoniaceae
Sagenopteris sp. Presl 1838