Lower CA, Arroyo Hondo (Eocene of Mexico)

Where: Mexico (33.0° N, 117.2° W: paleocoordinates 32.0° N, 106.2° W)

When: Tepetate Formation, Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, 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 135797: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 09.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Callianassidae
Callianassa tepetatensis Rathbun 1930 decapod
 Decapoda - Raninidae
Ranina indet. Lamarck 1801 crab
 Decapoda - Calappidae
Calappilia hondoensis Rathbun 1930 box crab