Rio Mao, Cercado Fm (Miocene of Dominican Republic)

Where: Dominican Republic (19.5° N, 71.1° W: paleocoordinates 19.3° N, 69.9° W)

When: Cercado Formation, Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1920. Additions to West Indian Tertiary Decapod Crustaceans. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 58:381-384 [C. Schweitzer/S. Yost]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135731: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 06.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Portunidae
Portunus oblongus Rathbun 1920 swimming crab
 Decapoda - Nephropidae
Nephrops aequus Rathbun 1920 clawed lobster
Nephrops maoensis Rathbun 1920 clawed lobster