McAbee (CDM collection) (Eocene of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (50.8° N, 121.1° W: paleocoordinates 55.5° N, 104.1° 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 - large; lithified, brown mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: Courtenay and District Museum, Courtenay, British Columbia

Primary reference: S. B. Archibald. 2005. New Dinopanorpidae (Insecta: Mecoptera) from the Eocene Okanagan Highlands (British Columbia, Canada and Washington State, USA). Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 42:119-136 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 144347: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 04.05.2013, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Paratypes of E. ypsipeda have same specimen numbers as Dinokanaga specimens, but are not the same fossils
Insecta
 Hymenoptera - Formicidae
Avitomyrmex elongatus n. gen. n. sp.1 Archibald et al. 2006 bulldog ant
2003.2.8CDM032
Avitomyrmex systenus n. sp.1 Archibald et al. 2006 bulldog ant
2003.2.11 CDM 035
 Mecoptera - Eorpidae
Eorpa ypsipeda n. gen. n. sp.2
Eorpa ypsipeda n. gen. n. sp.2 Archibald et al. 2013 scorpionfly
2003.2.6-CDM-030, 2.2-CDM-026, 2.4-CDM-028, 2.8-CDM-032, 2.9-CDM-033, 2.5-CDM-029, 2.3-CDM-027, 2.7-CDM-031
 Mecoptera - Dinopanorpidae
Dinokanaga hillsi Archibald 2005 scorpionfly
2003.2.7 CDM 031, 2003.2.2 CDM 026
Dinokanaga dowsonae Archibald 2005 scorpionfly
2003.2.3 CDM 027, 2003.2.4 CDM 028