Sandy shale from sea cliff as found about 1 mi W of Seven-mile Creek (Oligocene of Canada)

Also known as Carmanah Point, Vancouver Island

Where: British Columbia, Canada (48.8° N, 124.5° W: paleocoordinates 48.4° N, 114.8° W)

When: Oligocene (33.9 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandy shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Harold Hannibal

• Eight specimens, Stanford University (N. Pac. 137)

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 139178: 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