Highwood River, a tributary of Bow River (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as NW Territory

Where: Alberta, Canada (50.4° N, 114.7° W: paleocoordinates 50.8° N, 66.9° W)

When: Cretaceous (145.0 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

• Dorsal view of type specimen, some appendages also visible, (L. canadensis);

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 140565: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 12.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Palinuridae
Linuparus canadensis Whiteaves 1884 spiny lobster