Where: British Columbia, Canada (54.9° N, 122.5° W: paleocoordinates 20.9° N, 48.6° W)
• coordinate stated in text
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Vega-Phroso Member (Sulphur Mountain Formation), Smithian (251.3 - 247.2 Ma)
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, brown, gray, calcareous siltstone
Size class: macrofossils
Collected in 1950
• Repository: Peace Region Palaeontology Research Centre, Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia, Canada.
•Collected by a private collector in the 1950s in the vicinity of Wapiti Lake Provincial Park and recently donated to the PRPRC.
Primary reference: A. J. Wendruff and M. V. H. Wilson. 2012. A fork-tailed coelacanth, Rebellatrix divaricerca, gen. et sp. nov. (Actinistia, Rebellatricidae, fam. nov.), from the Lower Triassic of western Canada. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32:499-511 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 127261: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.05.2012
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