WJZ, Seymour Island (Eocene of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (64.2° S, 56.6° W: paleocoordinates 64.3° S, 58.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Submeseta Member (La Meseta Formation), Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• Based on dinoflagellate biostrat and Sr isotopes (Douglas et al., 2014)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; poorly lithified, glauconitic sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: concretion, original calcite, original chitin

Reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: R. M. Feldmann, C. E. Schweitzer, and S. A. Marenssi. 2003. Decapod crustaceans from the Eocene La Meseta Formation, Seymour Island, Antarctica: a model for preservation of decapods. Journal of the Geological Society, London 160:151-160 [C. Schweitzer/C. Schweitzer/C. Schweitzer]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 57736: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Carrie Schweitzer on 20.12.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Homolodromiidae
Homolodromia chaneyi Feldmann and Wilson 1988 crab