GSC 92596, Almstrom Creek Fm, west of Canoe Lake, northern Yukon (Jurassic of Canada)

Where: Yukon, Canada (68.2° N, 135.9° W: paleocoordinates 52.4° N, 59.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Almstrom Creek Formation (Bug Creek Group), Sinemurian (199.3 - 190.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

• Table 1 gives broad lithological descriptions of formations within the study area. The Almstrom Creek Fm is predominantly 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 34225: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 22.08.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Entoliidae
? Entolium sp. Meek 1865 scallop
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
Oxytoma sp. Meek 1864 scallop
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Pholadomya ambigua Sowerby 1819 clam
 Ammonitida - Echioceratidae