GSC C-118557, north of Hale Creek (Jurassic of Canada)

Also known as MVA(F)85-34

Where: British Columbia, Canada (49.5° N, 121.9° W: paleocoordinates 42.6° N, 63.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Early Callovian based on the ammonites (Fauna B8 of Callomon, 1984). The ammonites were found near the base of the section (C-118557) and the trigonids higher up (C-149639, C-149640). The lower part of section 1 is roughly equivalent to localities 17 and 17A.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified 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 185056: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 08.04.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Cardioceratidae
Cadoceras comma Imlay 1953 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Sphaeroceratidae
Lilloettia lilloetensis Crickmay 1930 ammonite