Comox Coalfield 3768 (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 35189: authorized by Dana Royer, entered by Dana Royer on 18.11.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Pinopsida
 Pinales - Cupressaceae
 Pinales - Taxodiaceae
Metasequoia cuneata dawn redwood
Glyptostrobus comoxensis Chinese swamp cypress
Monocotyledoneae
 Typhales - Commelinidae
Sparganium sp. Linnaeus
Cycadopsida
 Cycadales -
"Nilssonia vancouverensis" = Nilsonia, "Nilssonia cf. Mehli" = Nilsonia
"Nilssonia vancouverensis" = Nilsonia cycads
"Nilssonia cf. Mehli" = Nilsonia Brongniart 1825 cycads
Pteridopsida
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Dicotyledonae
 Rhamnales - Rosidae
 Urticales - Dilleniidae
Magnoliopsida
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 Dipsacales - Caprifoliaceae
 Rosales - Rosaceae
 Sapindales - Sapindaceae
 Proteales - Platanaceae
Platanus affinis plane tree
 Ranunculales - Menispermaceae
Liriodendron
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Bauhinia
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