H3, Horsefly River Locality (Eocene of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (52.3° N, 121.3° W: paleocoordinates 57.0° N, 103.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; shale

• It is proposed here Ihat the varves were deposited in the deeper regions of a stratified, monomictic or meromictic lake in a warm temperate climate
• Varved shale, with alternating Dark sapropel laminae & Light tuff laminae

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by Mark Wilson

Primary reference: S. B. Archibald and V. N. Makarkin. 2006. Tertiary Giant Lacewings (Neuroptera: Polystoechotidae): revision and description of new taxa from Western North America and Denmark. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 4(2):119-155 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 113148: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 22.07.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham and Mark Uhen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Aves indet.2
feathers
Insecta
 Mecoptera - Dinopanorpidae
Dinokanaga webbi n. sp.1 Archibald 2005 scorpionfly
UAFIC7075
 Neuroptera - Polystoechotidae
Palaeopsychops setosus n. sp. Archibald and Makarkin 2006 giant lacewing
UAFIC 8354
Actinopteri
 Hiodontiformes - Hiodontidae
Eohiodon woodruffi3 Wilson 1978