GSC 39342, Bug Creek Grp, Mt. McGuire area, northern Yukon (Jurassic of Canada)

Where: Yukon, Canada (67.8° N, 137.2° W: paleocoordinates 59.4° N, 57.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bug Creek Group, Toarcian (182.7 - 174.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone and siltstone

• Table 1 in the text assigns broad lithologic descriptions to formations within the study area. Most formations within the Bug Creek Group are sandstones, siltstones, and shales.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the GSC

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: T.P. Poulton. 1991. Hettangian through Aalenian (Jurassic) guide fossils and biostratigraphy, Northern Yukon and adjacent Northwest Territories. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin (410)1-95 [A. Miller/K. Layou/K. Layou]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34177: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 21.08.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonoidea -
Ammonoidea indet. ammonite
harpoceratid ammonite
 Ammonitida - Dactylioceratidae