A GUIDE TO LATE ALBIAN-CENOMANIAN (CRETACEOUS) FORAMINIFERA FROM THE QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA
A systematic treatment of 57 species of Late Albian-Cenomanian (Cretaceous) foraminifera obtained from 267 samples collected from 20 localities throughout the Queen Charlotte Islands of British Columbia is presented to provide a reference aid for future researchers in the area. The benthic fauna is comprised of 35 agglutinated and 19 calcareous foraminiferal species. In addition three planktic foraminiferal species are recognized.
R. Timothy Patterson. Ottawa-Carleton Geoscience Centre and Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6, Canada.
James W. Haggart. Geological Survey of Canada, 625 Robson Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5J3, Canada.
Andrew P. Dalby. Ottawa-Carleton Geoscience Centre and Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6 Canada.
KEY WORDS: Benthic foraminifera, planktic foraminifera, Cretaceous, Albian, Cenomanian; Pacific
PE Article Number: 13.2.12A
Copyright: Paleontological Society July 2010
Submission: 21 October 2008. Acceptance: 1 June 2010