GSC 47580, Spath Creek, Ellesmere Island (Triassic of Canada)

Where: Nunavut, Canada (80.9° N, 89.3° W: paleocoordinates 39.7° N, 5.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: caurus ammonoid zone, Lower Shale Member (Blaa Mountain Formation), Aegean (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R. Thorsteinsson, 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 137933: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ceratitida - Longobarditidae
Lenotropites undulatus Spath 1951 ceratite