GSC 10781, Alaska Highway (Triassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (58.7° N, 124.5° W: paleocoordinates 27.2° N, 37.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by F.H. McLearn in 1944; 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 137088: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ceratitida - Nathorstitidae
Indigirites boehmi Tozer 1994 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Trachyceratidae
Meginoceras tetsa n. sp. McLearn 1947 ceratite
Meginoceras aylardi McLearn 1947 ceratite