Maastricht (Emael member) (Cretaceous of Netherlands)

Where: Riemst, Netherlands (50.8° N, 5.7° E: paleocoordinates 43.2° N, 4.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Emael Member (Maastricht Formation), Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• Emael Member inferred

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by van den Binckhorst; reposited in the MfN

Primary reference: J. S. H. Collins, R. H. B. Fraaye, and W.M. Jagt. 1995. Late Cretaceous anomurans and brachyurans from the Maastrichtian type area. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 40(2):165-210 [C. Schweitzer/E. Johnson/E. Johnson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138768: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Evaline Johnson on 27.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Raninidae
Eumorphocorystes sculptus n. gen. n. sp. Van Binkhost 1857 crab