Rosario Formation (Cretaceous of Mexico)

Where: Baja California, Mexico (30.8° N, 115.3° W: paleocoordinates 28.7° N, 72.8° W)

When: Cretaceous (145.0 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• Marine platform.

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: F. Vega, T. G. Nyborg, and M. Carmen Perrilliat. 2006. Mesozoic and Tertiary Decapod Crustacea from Mexico. Studies on Mexican Paleontology 79-100 [C. Schweitzer/E. Johnson/E. Johnson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 133568: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Evaline Johnson on 16.09.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Xanthidae
Xandaros sternbergi Rathbun 1926 stone crab
(Rathbun, 1926)
 Decapoda - Goneplacidae
Icriocarcinus xestos Bishop 1988 crab
Bishop, 1988
 Decapoda - Retroplumidae
Archaeopus mexicanus Schweitzer et al. 2002 crab
Schweitzer et al., 2002