Eaglenest Mountain, British Columbia, Canada (Triassic of Canada)

Also known as Reef 2989

Where: British Columbia, Canada (53.1° N, 121.8° W: paleocoordinates 20.9° N, 63.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Takla Group, Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• Age based on conodonts from underlying beds

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified reef rocks

• Quesnel Terrane
• Bedded limestone, most likely reworked reefal debris (rudstone).

•Overlain by Heterastridium limestones.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with calcite

Collection methods: peel or thin section

Primary reference: G. D. Stanley, Jr. and B. Senowbari-Daryan. 1999. Upper Triassic reef fauna from the Quesnel terrane, central British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Paleontology 73(5):787-802 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 22994: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 07.07.2002

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Lovcenipora cf. chaetetiformis demosponge
also known from Timor
 Vaceletida - Verticillitidae
? Cinnabaria sp. Senowbari-Daryan 1990 demosponge
Cinnabaria expansa Seilacher 1962 demosponge
Fanthalamia astoma Seilacher 1962 demosponge
Fanthalamia multicanalis n. sp. Stanley and Senowbari-Daryan 1999 demosponge
  - Disjectoporidae
 Spongiomorphida - Spongiomorphidae
 Milleporina - Heterastrididae
Heterastridium conglobatum Reuss 1854 fire coral
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Retiophyllia quesneliana n. sp. stony coral
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
Distichomeandra cf. austriaca Frech 1890 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Chondrocoenia waltheri Frech 1890 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pamiroseriidae
Crassistella cf. juvavica Frech 1890 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Alpinophylliidae
Alpinophyllia flexuosa Roniewicz 1989 stony coral
 Algae -