Kellys Ranch, 5 mi N of Carlsbad Station, Santa Fe Railway (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: San Diego County, California (33.2° N, 117.4° W: paleocoordinates 31.4° N, 74.2° W)

When: Cretaceous (145.0 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

• merus, carpus, and chela (X. sternbergi);

Collected by Charles H. Sternberg; reposited in the USNM

• Xandarocarcinus sternbergi, holotype, Cat. No. 73390 (USNM)

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 139649: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 15.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Xandarocarcinus sternbergi
  - Xandarocarcinidae