GSC 46470, Needham Creek (Triassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (56.5° N, 123.2° W: paleocoordinates 28.8° N, 32.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: sverdrupi ammonoid zone, Toad Formation, Dienerian (252.2 - 251.3 Ma)

• subzone 2; unit 2, section 6 (Pelletier, 1963)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by B.R. Pelletier in 1961; 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 137677: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 18.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ceratitida - Vavilovitidae
Vavilovites sverdrupi Tozer 1963 ceratite