Vancouver Island, Harbeldown Formation, 7.5 m below tuff (Jurassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (50.6° N, 127.5° W: paleocoordinates 0.5° S, 123.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Harbledown Formation, Sinemurian (199.3 - 190.8 Ma)

• early-late Sinemurian, tuff layer in the Harbledown

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

• a predominantly dark shale sequence

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Palfy, P. L. Smith, and J. K. Mortensen. 2000. A U-Pb and 40Ar/39Ar time scale for the Jurassic. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 37(6):923-944 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37499: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 15.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Arietitidae