Port Townsend, WA ( of the United States)

Where: Port Townsend County, Washington (48.1° N, 122.8° W: paleocoordinates 48.2° N, 111.0° W)

When: Tertiary (66.0 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; nodular lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: concretion

Primary reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1916. Description of a New Genus and Species of Fossil Crab from Port Townsend, Washington. American Journal of Science 41:344-346 [C. Schweitzer/S. Yost/S. Yost]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 134953: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 19.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Mathildellidae
Branchioplax washingtoniana Rathbun 1916 crab