Port Limo (Pliocene of Costa Rica)

Where: Limon, Costa Rica (10.0° N, 83.0° W: paleocoordinates 9.8° N, 82.4° W)

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1918. Decapod Crustaceans from the Panama Region. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum 123-184 [C. Schweitzer/S. Yost/S. Yost]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135452: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 26.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Porcellanidae
Pachycheles latus Rathbun 1918 decapod
Petrolisthes avitus Rathbun 1918 decapod
 Decapoda - Gecarcinidae
Cardisoma guanhumi Latreille 1828 crab
 Decapoda - Xanthidae
Heteractaea lunata Milne-Edwards and Lucas 1843 stone crab
 Decapoda - Calappidae
Calappa costaricana Rathbun 1918 box crab