Puntledge or Comox River (Harvey collection) (Cretaceous to of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (49.7° N, 125.0° W: paleocoordinates 56.5° N, 95.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Nanaimo Group, Santonian to Santonian (86.3 - 66.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

• two left chelipeds, type-specimens (C. whiteavesi);

Collected by W. Harvey in 1891

• Repository: Royal British Columbia Museum

Primary reference: H. Woodward. 1896. On some Podophthalmatous Crustacea from the Cretaceous Formation of Vancouver and Queen Charlotte Islands. The Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 52:221-228 [C. Schweitzer/L. Baltzly]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189784: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 12.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Retroplumidae
"Plagiolophus vancouverensis" = Archaeopus vancouverensis
"Plagiolophus vancouverensis" = Archaeopus vancouverensis Woodward 1896 crab