GSC 86565, Murray Ridge, northern Yukon (Jurassic of Canada)

Where: Yukon, Canada (67.9° N, 136.7° W: paleocoordinates 61.6° N, 59.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Aalenian (174.1 - 170.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

• Although a formation is not given, according to Table 1, all formations within the study area have sandstone as a lithologic description during the Aalenian.

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 34196: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 21.08.2003

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
  -
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Entolium sp. Meek 1865 scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
? Chlamys sp. Röding 1798 scallop
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
Oxytoma sp. Meek 1864 scallop
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte sp. Sowerby 1816 clam
Cephalopoda
 Belemnoidea -
Belemnitida indet. Zittel 1895 belemnite