Ellesmere Island ELS 76-42 (Eocene of Canada)

Where: Nunavut, Canada (78.7° N, 81.9° W: paleocoordinates 76.1° N, 30.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Margaret Formation (Eureka Sound Group), Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 48.6 Ma)

• late early Eocene, Bay Fiord, central Ellesemere Island

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: collections in Canadian Museum of Nature

Primary reference: T. A. Stidham and J. J. Eberle. 2016. The palaeobiology of high latitude birds from the early Eocene greenhouse of Ellesmere Island, Arctic Canada. Scientific Reports 6(20912):1-8 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185213: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 16.04.2017

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Taxonomic list

Aves indet. Linnaeus 1758 bird