GSC 51599, Raanes Peninsula, Ellesmere Island (Triassic of Canada)

Where: Nunavut, Canada (78.3° N, 86.2° W: paleocoordinates 37.7° N, 4.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: subrobustus ammonoid zone, Blind Fiord Formation, Spathian (251.3 - 247.2 Ma)

• 218 m below contact with Blaa Mountain Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E.T. Tozer in 1962; 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 137951: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ceratitida - Sibiritidae
Keyserlingites subrobustus Mojsisovics 1886 ceratite