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McAbee (University College of the Cariboo TRU coll) (Eocene of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (50.8° N, 121.1° W: paleocoordinates 55.5° N, 104.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kamloops Group, Ypresian (55.8 - 48.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified, brown mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: Thompson Rivers University (formerly University College of the Cariboo)

Primary reference: S. B. Archibald. 2010. Revision of the scorpionfly family Holcorpidae (Mecoptera), with description of a new species from Early Eocene McAbee, British Columbia, Canada. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 46:173-182 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 103205: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 23.01.2011, edited by Jered Karr

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