Weches Decapods (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Leon County, Texas (31.0° N, 96.0° W: paleocoordinates 32.7° N, 85.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Weches Formation, Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: deltaic; lithified, gray, green, sandy sandstone and lithified, muddy claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: mechanical

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 134728: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Lerin Baltzly on 14.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Callianassidae
Callianassa alpha Stenzel 1935 decapod