GSC 26115, Bjorne Peninsula, Ellesmere Island (Triassic of Canada)

Where: Nunavut, Canada (77.8° N, 87.6° W: paleocoordinates 36.2° N, 10.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: poseidon ammonoid zone, Schei Point Formation, Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• Individual loose blocks derived from Daonella frami bed

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E.T. Tozer in 1955; reposited in the GSC

Collection methods: surface (float)

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 137153: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ceratitida - Ptychitidae
Istreites nanuk Tozer 1961 ceratite