GSC 53340, Mocino Point (Triassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (50.3° N, 127.9° W: paleocoordinates 7.2° N, 119.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: welleri ammonoid zone, Quatsino Formation, Tuvalian (232.0 - 221.5 Ma)

• subzone 1

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Shell Oil Company 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 137959: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ceratitida - Tropitidae
Discotropites smithi Kutassy 1933 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Haloritidae
Trachysagenites sp. Mojsisovics 1893 ceratite