Monte Orobe (Alsasua) (Cretaceous to of Spain)

Where: Spain (42.9° N, 2.2° W: paleocoordinates 30.7° N, 1.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Albian to Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 93.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Museo Geológico del Seminario de Barcelona

Primary reference: R. P. M. Ruiz de Gaona. 1943. Nota sobre crustaceos decapodos de la cantera del monte Orobe (Alsasua). Boletín de la Real Sociedad Española de Historia Natural 40:425-433 [C. Schweitzer/E. Johnson/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139171: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Evaline Johnson on 09.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Galatheidae
"Galathea orobensis n. sp." = Eomunidopsis orobensis, "Galatheites straeleni n. sp." = Paragalathea straeleni
"Galathea orobensis n. sp." = Eomunidopsis orobensis Ruiz de Gaona 1943 decapod
"Galatheites straeleni n. sp." = Paragalathea straeleni Ruiz de Gaona 1943 decapod
 Decapoda - Goniodromitidae
Pithonoton sp. von Meyer 1842 crab
 Decapoda - Cenomanocarcinidae
Cenomanocarcinus inflatus Van Straelen 1936 crab