Indian Mound Decapods (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Newton County, Mississippi (32.0° N, 89.0° W: paleocoordinates 33.0° N, 78.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Wautubbee Formation (Claiborne Group), Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithified, fine-grained, muddy, calcareous marl

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ)

Primary reference: H. B. Stenzel. 1935. Middle Eocene and Oligocene Decapod Crustaceans from Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. The American Midland Naturalist 16(3):379-400 [C. Schweitzer/L. Baltzly]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 134722: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Lerin Baltzly on 13.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Zanthopsidae
Neozanthopsis americanus Rathbun 1928 crab