San Diego, Pliocene (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: California (32.7° N, 117.2° W: paleocoordinates 32.5° N, 115.9° W)

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

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 135776: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 08.11.2012, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Leucosiidae
Persephona invalida Rathbun 1929 crab
 Camarodonta - Strongylocentrotidae
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus Arnold 1903 sea urchin