GSC 47584, Griesbach Creek, Axel Heiberg Island (Triassic of Canada)

Where: Nunavut, Canada (80.5° N, 94.6° W: paleocoordinates 40.7° N, 2.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• subzone 3

• 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 137934: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ceratitida - Gyronitidae
Kingites discoidalis Tozer 1994 ceratite