Emerald Lake, Whitehorse, Yukon (Triassic of Canada)

Where: Yukon, Canada (60.3° N, 134.8° W: paleocoordinates 26.9° N, 72.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hancock Member (Aksala Formation), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. M. Yarnell, G. D. Stanley, and C. J. R. Hart. 1999. New paleontological investigations of Upper Triassic shallow-water reef carbonates (Lewes River Group) in the Whitehorse area, Yukon. In C.F. Roots, D.S. Emond (eds.), Yukon Exploration and Geology 1998 179-184 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 40763: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 30.06.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Lopha sp. Röding 1798 oyster
 Megalodontida - Wallowaconchidae
Wallowaconcha raylenea Yancey and Stanley 1999 clam
 Terebratulida -
 Spiriferinida - Spondylospiridae