Matanuska Formation (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Alaska (62.0° N, 147.5° W: paleocoordinates 58.9° N, 85.9° W)

When: Cretaceous (145.0 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. E. Schweitzer and R. M. Feldmann. 2001. New Cretaceous and Tertiary decapod crustaceans from western North America. Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum 28:173-210 [C. Schweitzer/E. Johnson/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139728: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Evaline Johnson on 16.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Callianassidae
Callianassa sp. Leach 1814 decapod
 Decapoda - Retroplumidae
Archaeopus lunicarina Schweitzer and Feldmann 2001 crab
Schweitzer and Feldmann, 2001