Southwestern part, at the type-locality of the Cowlitz Fm (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as "the Big Bend"

Where: Washington (46.4° N, 122.9° W: paleocoordinates 46.8° N, 110.6° W)

When: Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

• One male, body only, in which the outer shell of the dorsal surface of the carapace is well preserved except in the anterior and antero-lateral portions.

Collected by E.E. and R.B. Stewart in September, 1922

• University of California

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 139021: 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