GSC 51664, Otto Fiord, Svartefjeld Peninsula, Ellesmere Island (Triassic of Canada)

Where: Nunavut, Canada (81.0° N, 88.5° W: paleocoordinates 40.4° N, 1.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: strigatus ammonoid zone, Blind Fiord Formation, Griesbachian (252.2 - 251.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep-water; 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 137957: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ceratitida - Proptychitidae
Bukkenites strigatus Tozer 1961 ceratite