GSC 56395, Tyaughton Creek (Triassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (51.0° N, 123.0° W: paleocoordinates 21.2° N, 65.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: crickmayi ammonoid zone, Tyaughton Group, Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, green sandstone and lithified conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E.T. Tozer in 1963; reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: E. T. Tozer. 1979. Latest Triassic ammonoid faunas and biochronology, western Canada. Current Research, Part B. Geological Survey of Canada Paper 79-1B:127-135 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137962: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Ceratitida - Choristoceratidae
Choristoceras crickmayi n. sp. Tozer 1979 ceratite