In shale near station 214, Koitlah Point, 1 1/4 mi NW of Neah Bay (Oligocene to of the United States)

Where: Clallam County, Washington (48.4° N, 124.6° W: paleocoordinates 48.2° N, 118.0° W)

When: Oligocene to Oligocene (33.9 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

• One male and impression; also a finger which may belong to the same species.

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Ralph Arnold, USGS in 1904; reposited in the USNM

• Cat. No. 353327

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 139019: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 07.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Mathildellidae
Branchioplax washingtoniana Rathbun 1916 crab