Comox Coalfield 1576 (Cretaceous to of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (49.8° N, 125.0° W: paleocoordinates 55.5° N, 91.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Comox Formation (Nanaimo Group), Coniacian to Coniacian (89.8 - 72.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: W. A. Bell. 1957. Flora of the Upper Cretaceous Nanaimo Group of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada Memoir 293:1-84 [D. Royer/D. Royer/D. Royer]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35174: authorized by Dana Royer, entered by Dana Royer on 17.11.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pinales - Taxodiaceae
Glyptostrobus comoxensis Chinese swamp cypress
 Cycadales -
"Nilssonia serotina" = Nilsonia
"Nilssonia serotina" = Nilsonia cycads
Cladophlebis sp. B Brongniart 1849
 Fabales - Leguminosae
 Sapindales - Sapindaceae
 Proteales - Platanaceae
Platanus nanaimo plane tree
 Fagales - Betulaceae
 Fagales - Fagaceae