GSC 47565, Griesbach Creek, Axel Heiberg Island (Triassic of Canada)

Where: Nunavut, Canada (80.5° N, 94.5° W: paleocoordinates 43.7° N, 13.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Shale Member (Blaa Mountain Formation), Julian (235.0 - 232.0 Ma)

• 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 137785: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Phylloceratida - Discophyllitidae
Discophyllites taimyrensis Popov 1961 ammonite