Bella Vista, Shasta Co. (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: California (40.7° N, 122.2° W: paleocoordinates 46.8° N, 87.5° W)

When: Late/Upper Cretaceous (100.5 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1929. New Species of Fossil Decapod Crustaceans from California. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 19(21):469-472 [C. Schweitzer/S. Yost/S. Yost]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135775: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 08.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Nephropidae
Nephrops shastensis Rathbun 1929 clawed lobster