Cortez pump station, Tepetate (Oligocene of Mexico)

Where: Mexico (21.5° N, 98.6° W: paleocoordinates 22.2° N, 93.3° W)

When: Oligocene (33.9 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1930. Fossil Decapod Crustaceans from Mexico. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 78:1-10 [C. Schweitzer/S. Yost]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135785: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 08.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Etyidae
Xanthosia americana Rathbun 1930 crab
 Decapoda - Calappidae
Calappa flammea Herbst 1794 box crab