GSC C-118552, northwest of Celia Cove (Jurassic of Canada)

Also known as MVA(F)85-16A

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

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Francis Lake Member (Harrison Lake Formation), Toarcian (182.7 - 174.1 Ma)

• Pentacrinus is typical of the Jurassic and in Alaska is most commonly found in the Lower Jurassic

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, calcareous shale

• Light to dark grey calcareous shales and siltstones

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 185048: 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
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Gryphaea sp. Lamarck 1801 oyster
Crinoidea
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Pentacrinus sp. Miller 1821 Sea lily