GSC C-118570, Cascade Peninsula (Jurassic of Canada)

Also known as MVA(F)85-151

Where: British Columbia, Canada (49.4° N, 121.8° W: paleocoordinates 43.7° N, 65.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cardioceras cordatum ammonoid zone, Billhook Creek Formation, Early/Lower Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• Early Oxfordian (Bukowskii Subzone of Europe) and belongs in the Cardioceras martini Fauna B12 of Callomon (1984).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, calcareous siltstone

• Calcareous siltstone and 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 185063: 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
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
Oxytoma sp. Meek 1864 scallop
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Cardioceratidae