Falkland (Eocene of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (50.5° N, 119.6° W: paleocoordinates 55.0° N, 102.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kamloops Group, Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified, brown mudstone

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: adpression

Primary reference: S. B. Archibald, S. P. Cover, and C. S. Moreau. 2006. Bulldog Ants of the Eocene Okanagan Highlands and History of the Subfamily (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmeciinae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 99(3):487-523 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 119946: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 05.11.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham

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Taxonomic list

 Hymenoptera - Formicidae
Myrmeciites sp. Archibald et al. 2006 bulldog ant
2003.2.9 CDM 033 collected by SBArchibald
 Hymenoptera - Trigonalidae
Trigonalidae indet.3 Cresson 1887 wasp
 Mecoptera - Eorpidae
Eorpa sp.2 Archibald et al. 2013 scorpionfly
 Mecoptera - Dinopanorpidae
Dinokanaga dowsonae1 Archibald 2005 scorpionfly
2003.2.5 CDM 029 (collected Shelley Dowson, 2002)