GSC 47551, Arthaber Creek, Axel Heiberg Island (Triassic of Canada)

Where: Nunavut, Canada (80.5° N, 95.4° W: paleocoordinates 40.8° N, 2.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: candidus ammonoid zone, Blind Fiord Formation, Dienerian (252.2 - 251.3 Ma)

• bed-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 137782: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ceratitida - Proptychitidae
Proptychites candidus Tozer 1961 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Gyronitidae
Meekophiceras franklini n. sp. Tozer 1994 ceratite