Near Henry Spring on east face of "1900 foot hill", 4 mi S of Coalinga (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: Fresno County, California (36.1° N, 120.4° W: paleocoordinates 35.9° N, 119.1° W)

When: Etchegoin Formation, Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• "toward base of Etchegoin formation" - Near Henry Spring = type-locality

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Ralph Arnold, USGS, 4756 in 1907; reposited in the USNM

• Holotype, No. 165477, 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 139656: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 15.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Cancridae
Cancer fissus Rathbun 1908 lobster