Devils Claw Formation in British Columbia (Cretaceous to of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (49.7° N, 126.6° W: paleocoordinates 20.9° N, 113.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Devils Claw Formation, Neocomian to Neocomian (145.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: alluvial fan; lithified conglomerate and lithified siltstone

• Layer DC1 consists of conglomerate (70%): stacked channel geometry, trough cross-beds, ripup clasts, scoured bases, minor fining-upwards sequence, minor imbricated pebbles, fossil logs parallel and perpendicular channels. Layer DC2 consists of siltstone and mudstone (30%): abundant flora, sharp bedding contacts, ripple laminations and planar beds.

Collection methods: core,

Primary reference: S. E. MacLeod and L. V. Hills. 1990. Conformable Late Jurassic (Oxfordian) to Early Cretaceous Strata, northern Bowser Basin, British Columbia: a sedimentological and paleontological model. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 27:989-998 [A. Miller/D. Schramm/D. Schramm]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41193: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Danielle Schramm on 08.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Gnetopsida
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Cycadeoideopsida
 Bennettitales -
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Ginkgoopsida
 Ginkgoales - Ginkgoaceae
 Czekanowskiales -
Czekanowskia sp. Heer 1876
Pteridopsida
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 Cyatheales - Dicksoniaceae