Rocky Mountains, Fernie Shale, Locality (2) (Jurassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (49.5° N, 115.0° W: paleocoordinates 34.6° N, 50.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Fernie Shale Formation, Early/Lower Jurassic (201.3 - 174.1 Ma)

• The sandy bed lies just below a phosphate bed. At this locality the Fernie Shale lies on sandy beds which are believed to be Triassic in age.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P.S. Warren. 1931. A Lower Jurasic Fauna from Fernie, Britsh Columbia. Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada 15(4):104-111 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38364: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 21.04.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Entolium sp. Meek 1865 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Lima columbiae n. sp. file clam
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Arietitidae
"Arniotites telferi n. sp." = Arnioceras
"Arniotites telferi n. sp." = Arnioceras ammonite