GSC 38800, Kingak Fm, near Bonnet Lake, northern Yukon (Jurassic of Canada)

Where: Yukon, Canada (68.3° N, 137.8° W: paleocoordinates 55.0° N, 57.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kingak Formation, Hettangian (201.3 - 199.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray sandstone

• description for lithology of GSC 39366 states that it is the same as GSC locality 38800. The description for GSC 39366 is " top of 20 m thick, rusty, light grey sandstone)

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 34182: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 21.08.2003

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
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Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
Oxytoma sp. Meek 1864 scallop
 Carditida - Cardiniidae
Cardinia sp. Edwards 1837 clam
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Psiloceratidae