Watauga Decapods (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Tarrant County, Texas (32.0° N, 97.0° W: paleocoordinates 29.3° N, 59.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Pawpaw Formation (Washita Group), Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with pyrite

Collected by J. H. Renfro

Collection methods: surface (float)

Primary reference: H. B. Stenzel. 1945. Decapod Crustaceans from the Cretaceous of Texas. The University of Texas Publication (4401)401-477 [C. Schweitzer/L. Baltzly]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136103: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Lerin Baltzly on 18.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Galatheidae
Luisogalathea cretacea Stenzel 1945 decapod