Santa Monica, in Rustic Canyon (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: California (34.0° N, 118.5° W: paleocoordinates 33.8° N, 117.2° W)

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

• Portion of right cheliped showing dorsal view of carpus and manus

Collected by D.F. Clark; reposited in the USNM

• Cat. No. 353394

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 139722: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 16.02.2013, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Cancridae
Romaleon urbanus Rathbun 1917 crab
Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Carcharodon arnoldi Jordan 1898 white shark