Crocus Bay (Oligocene of Anguilla)

Where: Anguilla (18.2° N, 63.1° W: paleocoordinates 17.3° N, 62.3° W)

When: Anguilla Formation, Oligocene (33.9 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1919. West Indian Tertiary Decapod Crustaceans. Contributions to the Geology and Paleontology of the West Indies 159-184 [C. Schweitzer/S. Yost/S. Yost]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135460: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 26.10.2012, edited by Lerin Baltzly

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Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Callianassidae
Callianassa anguillensis n. sp. Rathbun 1919 decapod
Callianassa pellucida n. sp. Rathbun 1919 decapod
 Decapoda - Raninidae
Lyreidus fastigatus n. sp. Rathbun 1919 crab
 Decapoda - Calappidae
Calappa earlei Withers 1924 box crab