GSC 9163, Beattie Ledge (Triassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (56.2° N, 122.6° W: paleocoordinates 24.6° N, 37.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: meginae ammonoid zone, Toad Formation, Longobardian (242.0 - 235.0 Ma)

• Subzone 2

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siltstone

• 'Dark' siltstones

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by F.H. McLearn in 1917; reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: E. T. Tozer. 1994. Canadian Triassic Ammonoid Faunas. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 467:1-663 [A. McGowan/A. McGowan/A. McGowan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137017: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 09.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ceratitida - Nathorstitidae
Indigirites boehmi Tozer 1994 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Eosagenitidae
Eosagenites gethingi McLearn 1937 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Lobitidae
Lobites pacianus McLearn 1937 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Megaphyllitidae
Nitanoceras selwyni McLearn 1930 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Trachyceratidae
Meginoceras meginae McLearn 1930 ceratite
Silenticeras hatae n. sp. McLearn 1930 ceratite
Protrachyceras sikanianum McLearn 1930 ceratite