Jackson Unit in British Columbia (Jurassic to of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (49.7° N, 126.6° W: paleocoordinates 11.0° N, 119.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Oxfordian to Oxfordian (163.5 - 145.0 Ma)

• Jackson Unit

Environment/lithology: shoreface; lithified, bioturbated conglomerate and lithified, bioturbated sandstone

• Sandstone or conglomerate: chert pebbles randomly oriented, low-angle cross-bedded sandstones, oriented fossil logs, abundant marine bivalves, minor ammonites, belemnites.

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 41194: 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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Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Anopaea sp. Eichwald 1861 clam
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Camptonectes sp. Meek 1864 scallop
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
Oxytoma sp. Meek 1864 scallop
 Pectinida - Buchiidae
Buchia concentrica Sowerby 1827 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Pterioida -
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Modiolus sp. Lamarck 1801 mussel
 Cardiida - Corbiculidae
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Staffinella sp. Casey 1952 clam
Isocyprina sp. Röder 1882 clam
 Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae
Vaugonia doroschini Eichwald 1871 clam
Cephalopoda
 Belemnoidea - Belemnopseidae
Belemnopsis sp. Bayle 1878 belemnite
 Ichnofossils -
Teichichnus sp. Seilacher 1955
Planolites sp. Nicholson 1873
Diplocraterion sp. Torell 1870
Chondrites sp. von Sternberg 1833