Roadoke decapods (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Denton County, Texas (33.0° N, 97.3° W: paleocoordinates 30.4° N, 57.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Pawpaw Formation (Washita Group), Middle Albian (109.0 - 105.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ)

• rich fauna of micromorphs occur with this crab

Primary reference: H. B. Stenzel. 1945. Decapod Crustaceans from the Cretaceous of Texas. The University of Texas Publication (4401)401-477 [C. Schweitzer/L. Baltzly]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139282: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Lerin Baltzly on 10.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Necrocarcinidae
Paranecrocarcinus moseleyi Stenzel 1945 crab