2 miles up Puntledge River, Vancouver Island (Cretaceous of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (49.7° N, 125.1° W: paleocoordinates 45.1° N, 81.9° W)

When: Nanaimo Group, Cretaceous (145.0 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

• Specimens include: dorsal view of carapace with some ambulatory legs, inner surface of thorax, with mandibles and ambulatory legs, also bases of antennules and upper surface of abdominal segments, (L. vancouverensis);

Collection methods: Museum of the Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, types.

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 140566: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 12.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Palinuridae
Linuparus vancouverensis Whiteaves 1895 spiny lobster