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  • Vancouver Island ?Pseudoxybeloceras sp.


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    Wrangellian
    • Length is of the visible portion of the ammonite itself, 'a' and 'b' parts together.

      Exact day of collection unknown.

    Taxonomy

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Mollusca
    Class: Cephalopoda
    Order: Ammonitida
    Family: Diplomoceratidae
    Genus: ?Pseudoxybeloceras
    Species: ?Pseudoxybeloceras sp.

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Mesozoic
    Period: Cretaceous
    Epoch: Late
    International Age: Santonian

    Stratigraphy

    Nanaimo Group
    Haslam Formation

    Provenance

    Collector: self
    Date Collected: 05/15/2011
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Blank: 14cm
    Width: 2cm

    Location

    Chemainus
    Cowichan Valley, Vancouver Island
    B.C.
    Canada

    Comments

    Length is of the visible portion of the ammonite itself, 'a' and 'b' parts together.

    Exact day of collection unknown.



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    Wow never see them with spines, very cool. Looks like Pseudoxybeloceras. Have you sent photos to Sandy Maclachlan at the RBCM?

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    He is currently doing his Masters at UVic on Nanaimo Group Heteromorphs mostly from Hornby but this should be of interest.

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