Tuscana (Paleogene of Italy)

Where: Italy (43.7° N, 11.0° E: paleocoordinates 37.4° N, 9.1° E)

When: Paleogene (66.0 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. Risso. 1816. Histoire Naturelie Des Crustaces Des Environs De Nice. [C. Schweitzer/E. Johnson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139189: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Evaline Johnson on 09.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Pinnotheridae
 Decapoda - Grapsidae
 Decapoda - Portunidae
Portunus rondeleti swimming crab
Portunus depurator swimming crab
Portunus puber swimming crab
Portunus plicatus swimming crab
Portunus guttatus swimming crab
Portunus longpipes swimming crab
Portunus biguttatus swimming crab
 Decapoda - Calappidae
Calappa granulata Linnaeus 1758 box crab
 Decapoda - Cancridae
 Decapoda - Astacidae
Astacus marinus freshwater crayfish
Astacus fluviatilis freshwater crayfish
 Decapoda - Scyllaridae
 Decapoda - Palinuridae
Palinurus vulgaris spiny lobster
Palinurus fasciatus spiny lobster
 Decapoda - Galatheidae
Galathea antiqua Risso 1815 decapod
 Decapoda - Porcellanidae
 Decapoda - Hippidae
 Decapoda - Alpheidae
 Decapoda - Thalassinidae