GSC 39360, Kingak Fm, SW of Bonnet Lake, northern Yukon (Jurassic of Canada)

Where: Yukon, Canada (68.1° N, 138.1° W: paleocoordinates 66.1° N, 54.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kingak Formation, Aalenian (174.1 - 170.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone and shale

• Table 1 in the text assigns broad lithologic descriptions to formations within the study area. The Kingak Formation is predominantly sandstone during the Aalenian and shale and siltstone during the rest of the Jurassic.

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 34180: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 21.08.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Hammatoceratidae
? Erycitoides sp. Westermann 1964 ammonite