GSC C-118594, Harrison Lake (Jurassic of Canada)

Also known as MVA(F)85-30

Where: British Columbia, Canada (49.3° N, 121.8° W: paleocoordinates 37.1° N, 57.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Francis Lake Member (Harrison Lake Formation), Late/Upper Toarcian (180.1 - 175.6 Ma)

• Early Jurassic (Late Toarcian) based on the ammonites.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, brown shale

• Non-calcareous dark brown shale

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: A. J. Arthur, P. L. Smith, J. W. H. Monger and H. W. Tipper. 1993. Mesozoic stratigraphy and Jurassic paleontology west of Harrison Lake, southwestern British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 441:1-62 [A. Miller/A. Hendy/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185046: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 08.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
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Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Hildoceratidae
Dumortieria cf. insignisimilis Braun 1867 ammonite
Dumortieria cf. levesquei d'Orbigny 1844 ammonite