Near Pachena Bay, Vancouver Island (Oligocene of Canada)

Also known as Near North point of entrance into Strait of Juan de Fuca

Where: British Columbia, Canada (48.8° N, 125.2° W: paleocoordinates 43.7° N, 113.7° W)

When: Sooke Formation (Carmanah Group), Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

• Near boundary between Sooke and Carmanah formations.

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

• One specimen

Collected by J.D. McDonald in 1905

• Provincial Museum, Victoria; through F. Kermode and Dr. C.F. Newcombe

Primary reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1926. The Fossil Stalk-Eyed Crustacea of the Pacific Slope of North America. United States National Museum Bulletin 138:1-155 [C. Schweitzer/S. Yost/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139172: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 09.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Xanthidae
Pilodius vulgaris Glaessner 1928 stone crab