Chandler Formation

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Chandler Formation
Stratigraphic range: Early Jurassic (Hettangian)
Type Geological formation
Underlies Bravo Lake Formation
Location
Region Baffin Island (Crimmins Island)
Country Canada  Canada

The Chandler Formation is a Mesozoic geologic formation. Dinosaur remains are among the fossils that have been recovered from the formation, although none have yet been referred to a specific genus.[1]

Vertebrate fauna[edit]

Crinoidea[edit]

Color key
Taxon Reclassified taxon Taxon falsely reported as present Dubious taxon or junior synonym Ichnotaxon Ootaxon Morphotaxon
Notes
Uncertain or tentative taxa are in small text; crossed out taxa are discredited.
Crinoidea of the Chandler Formation
Genus Species Location Stratigraphic position Material Notes Images

Pentacrinites

P. dargniesi

  • Middle

"Some indeterminate Fossils."

Bony Fish[edit]

Color key
Taxon Reclassified taxon Taxon falsely reported as present Dubious taxon or junior synonym Ichnotaxon Ootaxon Morphotaxon
Notes
Uncertain or tentative taxa are in small text; crossed out taxa are discredited.
Ray-finned fish of the Chandler Formation
Genus Species Location Stratigraphic position Material Notes Images

Prolepidotus

P. sacidus

  • Middle

"Partal Skeleton."

The Antecesor of Lepidotus

Thoracopterus

T. magnificus

  • Middle

"Scales and skull bones."

Synapsids[edit]

Synapsids of the Chandler Formation
Genus Species Location Stratigraphic position Material Notes Images

Arnognathus

A. parvidens

A cynodont.

Dinosaurs[edit]

Color key
Taxon Reclassified taxon Taxon falsely reported as present Dubious taxon or junior synonym Ichnotaxon Ootaxon Morphotaxon
Notes
Uncertain or tentative taxa are in small text; crossed out taxa are discredited.
Dinosaurs of the Chandler Formation
Genus Species Location Stratigraphic position Material Notes Images

Megalosauridae

Indeterminate

  • Middle

"Tibia."

Actually indeterminate ceratosaur remains.

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Weishampel, et al. (2004). "Dinosaur distribution." Pp. 517-607.

References[edit]

  • Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. 861 pp. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.