2 mi E of La Jolla (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as in bottom of Rose Creek where the creek makes a strong bend to the west; just west of the Brick Plant. On the La Jolla topographic sheet, 0.2 mi S of B.M. 176.

Where: California (32.8° N, 117.2° W: paleocoordinates 33.1° N, 104.0° W)

When: Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

• One small specimen and impression

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Marcus A. Hanna and Georges Vorbe

Primary reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1926. The Fossil Stalk-Eyed Crustacea of the Pacific Slope of North America. United States National Museum Bulletin 138:1-155 [C. Schweitzer/S. Yost/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139007: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 07.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Euryplacidae
Orbitoplax weaveri Rathbun 1926 crab