Vancouver Island (Cretaceous of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (49.8° N, 125.6° W: paleocoordinates 45.4° N, 82.3° W)

When: Cretaceous (145.0 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: Specimens in Provincial Museum, Victoria, and in Museum of the Geological Society of Ottawa

Primary reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1926. The Fossil Stalk-Eyed Crustacea of the Pacific Slope of North America. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum [C. Schweitzer/S. Yost/S. Yost]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139008: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 07.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Palinuridae
Linuparus canadensis Whiteaves 1884 spiny lobster
Linuparus vancouverensis Whiteaves 1895 spiny lobster