GSC loc. 87554 (Jurassic of Canada)

Also known as 87536, 87538, 87541, 87543, 87550, 87556

Where: British Columbia, Canada (54.8° N, 127.4° W: paleocoordinates 39.5° N, 70.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Hazelton Group, Bajocian (170.3 - 168.3 Ma)

• Middle Bajocian

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Collected by T. P. Poulton in 1971; reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: T. P. Poulton. 1979. Jurassic Trigoniid Bivalves from Canada and Western United States of America. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 282 [G. Stanley/H. Shepherd/H. Shepherd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139209: authorized by George Stanley, entered by Hannah Shepherd on 09.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae
Orthotrigonia ? sp. Cox 1952 clam
from GSC 87541
Myophorella freboldi Poulton 1979 clam
Paratypes GSC 43251, 43253-43255 from GSC loc. 87541, GSC 43252, 43256 from GSC loc. 87554, others from 87538, 87556
Myophorella dawsoni Whiteaves 1878 clam
GSC 43247 from 87543, others from 87541, 87550, 87554
Myophorella tipperi Poulton 1979 clam
Paratype GSC 43294 from 87541, others from 87554
Myophorella yellowstonensis Imlay 1964 clam
Hypotypes GSC 43258-43262 from GSC loc. 87541, GSC 43263 from 87554, others from 87538, 87556