Dunvegan #38 (GSC 5703) (Cretaceous of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (56.1° N, 120.2° W: paleocoordinates 59.0° N, 72.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Dunvegan Formation, Early/Lower Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-deltaic

• "the strata consist generally of an alternating series of sandstones shales with all gradations between the two... contains clay ironstone concretions, large plant stems and tree trunk imprints and casts, ripple markings, worm borings... carbonaceous fragments, and coal seams..."

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression, original carbon

Reposited in the GSC

Collection methods: bulk,

• For further modifications, refer to D.R. Crabtree. 1987. Angiosperms of the Northern Rocky Mountains: Albian to Campanian (Cretaceous) megafossil floras. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. 74:707-747.

Primary reference: W. A. Bell. 1962. Upper Cretaceous floras of the Dunvegan, Bad Heart, and Milk River Formations of Western Canada. Geological Survey of Canada 94:1-76 [B. Tiffney/J. Fosdick/J. Fosdick]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35016: authorized by Bruce Tiffney, entered by Julia Fosdick on 24.10.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Credneriaceae
  - Credneriaceae