Pit of Cobb Brickyards, 1/4 mi E of Sycamore Creek (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Three miles SE of Fort Worth, Sycamore Creek Valley

Where: Tarrant County, Texas (32.7° N, 97.3° W: paleocoordinates 30.5° N, 50.2° W)

When: Pawpaw Formation, Early/Lower Cretaceous (145.0 - 100.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; claystone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

• one right dactyl and fragment of another (O. comancheensis);

Collected by W.S. Adkins, (196)

• University of Texas, type, Coll. No. 244 (O. comancheensis);

Primary reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1935. Fossil Crustacea of the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain. Geological Society of America Special Paper (2)1-160 [C. Schweitzer/S. Yost]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 142538: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 13.04.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Macropipidae
Ophthalmoplax comancheensis Rathbun 1935 crab