Villagran, Tamaulipas, on Rio Santa Lucia (Cretaceous of Mexico)

Where: Mexico (25.9° N, 97.5° W: paleocoordinates 29.6° N, 69.0° W)

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

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

• "Carapace very incomplete and much broken."

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 135795: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 09.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Portunidae
Podophthalmus indet. Lamarck 1801 swimming crab