Braeburn reef, Southern Yukon, Canada (Triassic of Canada)

Where: Yukon, Canada (61.6° N, 135.8° W: paleocoordinates 28.1° N, 72.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• Carnian to Norian age in text, according to Fl├╝gel 2002 of Norian age

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified reef rocks

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: recrystallized

Collection methods: peel or thin section

Primary reference: B. Senowbari-Daryan and R. P. Reid. 1987. Upper Triassic sponges (Sphinctozoa) from southern Yukon, Stikinia terrane. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 24:882-902 [W. Kiessling/B. Brenneis/B. Brenneis]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38034: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 01.04.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Demospongea
 Vaceletida - Verticillitidae
Nevadathalamia cylindrica n. gen. Seilacher 1962 demosponge
P. c. cylindrica