Burnett, Pierce Co. (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Pierce County, Washington (47.1° N, 122.0° W: paleocoordinates 46.8° N, 112.3° W)

When: Puget Formation, Oligocene (33.9 - 23.0 Ma)

• Labeled "Miocene", probably Oligocene series

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by H.J. Karstner, USGS in 1898; reposited in the USNM

• Six specimens, Cat. No. 353395

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 139441: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 12.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Xanthidae
Pilodius vulgaris Glaessner 1928 stone crab