GSC C-118556, Harrison Lake (Jurassic of Canada)

Also known as MVA(F)85-25

Where: British Columbia, Canada (49.5° N, 121.9° W: paleocoordinates 42.5° N, 63.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mysterious Creek Formation, Early/Lower Callovian (164.7 - 161.2 Ma)

• The fossils give little information as to the age of the locality, but lithological and stratigraphic similarities to surrounding localities (e.g. 19,26) suggest an Early Callovian age

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, fine-grained, gray sandstone

• Fine grained gray sandstone

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 185055: 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
 Belemnoidea -
Belemnitida indet. Zittel 1895 belemnite