GSC 39344, Bug Creek Grp, Mt. McGuire area, northern Yukon (Jurassic of Canada)

Where: Yukon, Canada (67.8° N, 137.2° W: paleocoordinates 61.6° N, 59.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bug Creek Group, Aalenian (174.1 - 170.3 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 34179: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 21.08.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramus sp. Sowerby 1814 clam
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
? Oxytoma sp. Meek 1864 scallop
 Cardiida - Corbiculidae
? Corbicula sp. Megerle 1811 clam
 Ammonitida - Hildoceratidae