GSC 23939, Hisnit Islands (Triassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (50.2° N, 127.5° W: paleocoordinates 7.2° N, 119.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: dilleri ammonoid zone, Quatsino Formation, Tuvalian (232.0 - 221.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J.A. Jeletzky in 1953; 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 137120: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ceratitida - Trachyceratidae
Hisnitites janmulleri Tozer 1994 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Tropitidae
Pleurotropites gabbi Smith 1927 ceratite
Pleurotropites gracilis Smith 1927 ceratite