Tuxpan, state of Vera Cruz (Miocene of Mexico)

Where: Mexico (19.2° N, 96.2° W: paleocoordinates 19.7° N, 93.5° W)

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

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 135799: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 09.11.2012, edited by Mark Uhen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Raninidae
Raninoides mexicanus Rathbun 1930 crab
Echinoidea
 Spatangoida - Schizasteridae
Schizaster cristatus Jackson 1917 heart urchin