locality 5, Swan Hills (Paleocene of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (54.8° N, 115.5° W: paleocoordinates 61.7° N, 90.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Paskapoo Formation, Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, brown siltstone

• "Mostly soft, brownish silt with hard beds, one of which has impressions of leaves and twigs"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by L. Russell in 1965

Primary reference: L. S. Russell. 1967. Palaeontology of the Swan Hills area, north-central Alberta. Life Science Contribution, Royal Ontario Museum 71:1-31 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 46089: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 03.01.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pinales - Taxodiaceae
Glyptostrobus nordenskioldi Chinese swamp cypress
Metasequoia occidentalis Chaney 1951 dawn redwood