GSC C-90882, Toad River (Triassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (59.4° N, 124.8° W: paleocoordinates 29.1° N, 34.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: deleeni ammonoid zone, Toad Formation, Illyrian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J.T. Fyles in 1982; reposited in the GSC

Collection methods: surface (float)

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 141761: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 31.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ceratitida - Ptychitidae
Ptychites trochleaeformis Lindstroem 1865 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Gymnitidae
Japonites readi n. sp. Tozer 1994 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Parapopanoceratidae
Amphipopanoceras tetsa McLearn 1946 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Beyrichitidae
Eogymnotoceras deleeni McLearn 1946 ceratite