GSC 42363, Toad River (Triassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (59.4° N, 124.9° W: paleocoordinates 30.5° N, 32.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: tardus ammonoid zone, Toad Formation, Smithian (251.3 - 247.2 Ma)

• About 1.5 m above Wasatchites bed

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E.T. Tozer in 1960; 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 137499: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 17.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Ceratitida - Xenoceltitidae
Xenoceltites subevolutus Spath 1930 ceratite