GSC 47849, Cape Stallworthy, Axel Heiberg Island (Triassic of Canada)

Where: Nunavut, Canada (81.2° N, 92.1° W: paleocoordinates 40.9° N, 1.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Blind Fiord Formation, Griesbachian (252.2 - 251.3 Ma)

• Collected from a concretion 65 feet above the base of the Triassic Blind Fiord Formation, likely from the Otoceras concavum or boreale zones (by comparison with Griesbach Creek section)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, concretionary shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R. Thorsteinsson in 1961; reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1972. A Permian overtoniid brachiopod in Early Triassic sediments of Axel Heiberg Island, Canadian Arctic and its implications on the Permian-Triassic boundary. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 9:486-499 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135945: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 12.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Productida - Productellidae