Right Branch Tulameen river, 1.5 miles above Princeton (Eocene of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (49.4° N, 120.5° W: paleocoordinates 53.1° N, 107.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Allenby Formation (Princeton Group), Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression

Collected by Lawrence M. Lambe in 1906

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float),

Primary reference: A. Handlirsch. 1910. Canadian fossil Insects. 5. Insects from the Tertiary lake deposits of the southern interior of British Columbia, collected by Mr. Lawrence M. Lambe. Contributions to Canadian Palaeontology 2(3):93-129 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 119863: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 03.11.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dicondylia -
Coleoptera indet. Linnaeus 1758 beetle
Collected August 7
 Coleoptera - Elateridae
Elateridae indet. Leach 1815 click beetle
Collected August 7
 Diptera - Bibionidae
"Penthetria pulchra n. sp." = Plecia pulchra, "Penthetria ? pictipennis" = Plecia pictipennis, Plecia curtula
"Penthetria pulchra n. sp." = Plecia pulchra Handlirsch 1910 love bug
Collected August 7
"Penthetria ? pictipennis" = Plecia pictipennis Handlirsch 1910 love bug
Collected August 7
Plecia curtula Handlirsch 1910 love bug
GSC 14429