GSC 47643, southeast of Cape Stallworthy, Axel Heiberg Island (Triassic of Canada)

Where: Nunavut, Canada (81.2° N, 92.0° W: paleocoordinates 40.6° N, 3.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• 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

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 137940: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Ceratitida - Arctoceratidae
"Arctoceras gigas" = Arctoceras tuberculatum
"Arctoceras gigas" = Arctoceras tuberculatum Smith 1932 ceratite