Sandy shale sea cliffs and beach, south shore of Mystery Inlet, Scow Bay (Oligocene of the United States)

Also known as Port Townsend, WA

Where: Jefferson County, Washington (48.1° N, 122.7° W: paleocoordinates 47.7° N, 111.9° W)

When: Early/Lower Oligocene (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandy shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: 3 specimens, Stanford University (N. Pac. 126)

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 139187: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 09.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Xanthidae
Pilodius vulgaris Glaessner 1928 stone crab