GSC C-118588, southwest of Brokenback Hill (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as MVA(F)85-276A

Where: British Columbia, Canada (49.5° N, 121.9° W: paleocoordinates 46.3° N, 68.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Buchia tolmatschowi other zone, Peninsula Formation, Late/Upper Berriasian (145.0 - 140.2 Ma)

• 3 m stratigraphically beneath the sample C-118587. Topmost part of Buchia tolmatschowi Zone (i.e. its overlap-beds with Buchia pacifica Zone) and topmost part of the Berriasian stage in terms of the international standard stage.

• 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 185072: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 08.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Buchiidae
Buchia tolmatschowi scallop
type form and var. americana