GSC 55479, Blaa Mountain, Ellesmere Island (Triassic of Canada)

Where: Nunavut, Canada (80.6° N, 86.3° W: paleocoordinates 48.2° N, 17.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Calcareous Member (Blaa Mountain Formation), Tuvalian (232.0 - 221.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Round Valley Oil Company 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 137960: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Ceratitida - Trachyceratidae
Sirenites serotinus Tozer 1994 ceratite