Salt Creek, SW quarter, section 10 (Eocene of the United States)

Where: California (36.4° N, 120.4° W: paleocoordinates 36.6° N, 107.2° W)

When: Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by R.W. Pack, USGS in 30, 1909; reposited in the USNM

• O. weaveri, dactyl of ambulatory leg which may belong to this species (Cat. No. 353639)

Primary reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1926. The Fossil Stalk-Eyed Crustacea of the Pacific Slope of North America. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum [C. Schweitzer/S. Yost/S. Yost]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139005: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 07.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Euryplacidae
Orbitoplax weaveri Rathbun 1926 crab