Rock pit Decapods (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Fannin County, Texas (33.0° N, 96.0° W: paleocoordinates 34.3° N, 64.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Ector Formation (Austin Group), Early/Lower Coniacian (89.3 - 85.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithified, gray, white, argillaceous chalk

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ)

Primary reference: H. B. Stenzel. 1945. Decapod Crustaceans from the Cretaceous of Texas. The University of Texas Publication (4401)401-477 [C. Schweitzer/L. Baltzly]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135481: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Lerin Baltzly on 27.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Erymidae
Enoploclytia triglypta Stenzel 1945 decapod