Shaly sandstone bluffs along Porter Creek, 1/4 to 1 mi above old log dam, Porter (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Washington (46.9° N, 123.3° W: paleocoordinates 46.6° N, 113.6° W)

When: Oligocene (33.9 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone and shale

• "Shaly sandstone bluffs"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Harold Hannibal

• One specimen, Stanford University (N. Pac. 56)

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 139456: 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