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GSC loc. 85305 - Smithers (Jurassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (54.9° N, 126.2° W: paleocoordinates 29.9° N, 68.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hazelton Group, Early/Lower Jurassic (201.6 - 175.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• The Hazelton Group is a thick assemblage of basaltic to rhyolitic volcanics, sedimentary rocks, their tuffaceous equivalents, and minor limestone.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the GSC

Collection methods: mechanical,

• H. W. Tipper, 1969.

Primary reference: M. Aberhan. 1998. Early Jurassic Bivalvia of western Canada. Part I. Subclasses Palaeotaxodonta, Pteriomorpha, and Isofilibranchia. Beringeria 21:57-150 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 53593: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 12.09.2005, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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