Yaqui Valley at Cercado de Mao (Miocene of Dominican Republic)

Where: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (19.5° N, 71.1° W: paleocoordinates 19.4° N, 70.0° W)

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: 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 135461: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 26.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Paguridae
Paguridae indet. Latreille 1802 hermit crab
 Decapoda - Eryonidae
Eryonidae indet. De Haan 1841 decapod
 Decapoda - Crangonidae
"Cragonidae indet." = Crangonidae
"Cragonidae indet." = Crangonidae Haworth 1825 shrimp
 Decapoda - Callianassidae
Callianassa latidigita n. sp. Rathbun 1919 decapod
 Decapoda - Parthenopidae
Parthenope indet. Weber 1795 crab
Parthenope obscura Rathbun 1919 crab
Mesorhoea mauryae n. sp. Rathbun 1919 crab
 Decapoda - Pilumnidae
Pilumnus subequus n. sp. Rathbun 1919 crab
 Decapoda - Panopeidae
Panopeus indet. Milne Edwards 1834 crab
 Decapoda - Portunidae
Callinectes indet. Stimpson 1860 swimming crab
Callinectes declivis Rathbun 1918 swimming crab
Portunus indet. Weber 1795 swimming crab
Portunus tenuis n. sp. Rathbun 1919 swimming crab
 Decapoda - Calappidae
Calappella indet. Rathbun 1918 box crab
Calappa flammea Herbst 1794 box crab
"Cycloes bairdii" = Cryptosoma bairdii Stimpson 1860 box crab
 Decapoda - Leucosiidae
Persephona prepunctata n. sp. Rathbun 1919 crab