GSC 47547, Smith Creek, Ellesmere Island (Triassic of Canada)

Where: Nunavut, Canada (80.6° N, 87.4° W: paleocoordinates 39.7° N, 2.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Wasatchites bed, 614 m above base of formation, 67 m above Meekoceras bed

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E.T. Tozer 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 137703: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 18.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Ceratitida - Prionitidae
Arctoprionites nodosus Frebold 1930 ceratite