Comox River (Bennett 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 J. Bennett in 1895; reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: H. Woodward. 1900. Further notes on podophthalmous crustaceans from the Upper Cretaceous Formation of British Columbia, etc. The Geological Magazine, Decade IV 7:433-435 [C. Schweitzer/L. Baltzly/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189785: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 12.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Nephropidae
Hoploparia bennetti n. sp. Woodward 1900 clawed lobster