Where: Baja California, Mexico (31.0° N, 116.0° W: paleocoordinates 29.0° N, 73.4° W)
• coordinate estimated from map
When: Rosario? Formation, Cretaceous (145.0 - 66.0 Ma)
• Formation is questionable.
Size class: macrofossils
Preservation: concretion, original chitin
Collection methods: surface (float),
• Maybe these are from a rock shop??
Primary reference: C. E. Schweitzer, R. M. Feldmann, G. Gonzales-Barba and F. J. Vega. 2002. New crabs from the Eocene and Oligocene of Baja California Sur, Mexico and an assessment of the evolutionary and paleobiogeographic implications of Mexican fossil decapods. Journal of Paleontology 76(6):1-43 [C. Schweitzer/C. Schweitzer/M. Uhen]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 45700: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Carrie Schweitzer on 24.11.2004
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