GSC 47558, Griesbach Creek, Axel Heiberg Island (Triassic of Canada)

Where: Nunavut, Canada (80.5° N, 94.5° W: paleocoordinates 40.3° N, 4.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Talus from upper part

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R. Thorsteinsson in 1961; 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 137783: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ceratitida - Flemingitidae
Anaxenaspis welteri n. sp. Tozer 1994 ceratite