GSC 48848, Chowade River (Triassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (56.7° N, 123.5° W: paleocoordinates 29.1° N, 32.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: candidus ammonoid zone, Toad Formation, Dienerian (252.2 - 251.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Shell Oil Company in 1960; 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 137943: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Ceratitida - Proptychitidae
Proptychites candidus Tozer 1961 ceratite