Anderson River, Northwest Territories (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as Smoking Hills Formation Husky Bend

Where: Northwest Territories, Canada (69.7° N, 129.0° W: paleocoordinates 78.5° N, 68.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Smoking Hills Formation, Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: Sample C-132693

Primary reference: L. V. Hills, E. L. Nicholls, L. M. Nunez-Betelu and D. J. McIntyre. 1999. Hesperornis (Aves) from Ellesmere Island and palynological correlation of known Canadian localities. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 36:1583-1588 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36384: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 27.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Aves
 Hesperornithiformes - Hesperornithidae
Hesperornis sp. Marsh 1872 bird
not clear who reported it, but it's not this author
 Life -
Fromea chytra acritarcs
Fromea fragilis Stover and Evitt 1962 acritarcs
Rhiptocorys veligera
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Rhiptocorys veligera Lejeune-Carpentier and Sarjeant 1983
 Peridiniales - Peridiniaceae
Dinophyceae
 Gonyaulacales - Gonyaulacaceae
Laciniadinium
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Spongodinium
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