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3 miles up North Fork of Similkameen River (Eocene of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (49.5° N, 120.6° W: paleocoordinates 54.1° N, 103.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Allenby Formation (Princeton Group), Ypresian (55.8 - 48.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified shale and lithified siltstone

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by G.M. Dawson in 1877; reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: S. H. Scudder. 1879. Appendix A. The fossil insects collected in 1877, by Mr. G.M. Dawson, in the interior of British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada, Report of Progress for 1877-1878 175-185 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 112781: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Christina Feng on 16.07.2011, edited by Jered Karr

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