Basal sandstone sea cliffs between Clo-oose and Nitinat Lagoon, Vancouver Island (Oligocene of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (48.7° N, 124.8° W: paleocoordinates 48.3° N, 114.0° W)

When: Early/Lower Oligocene (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Harold Hannibal

• Three specimens, Stanford University (N. Pac. 142)

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 139174: 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