Aldwell Formation (Paleogene of the United States)

Where: Washington (48.0° N, 124.0° W: paleocoordinates 50.2° N, 107.9° W)

When: Paleogene (66.0 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: alluvial fan; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. Schweitzer and R. M. Feldmann. 2001. New Cretaceous and Tertiary decapod crustaceans from western North America. Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum (28)173-210 [C. Schweitzer/E. Johnson/E. Johnson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139726: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Evaline Johnson on 16.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Nephropidae
Nephropidae sp. Dana 1852 clawed lobster
 Decapoda - Diogenidae
Paguristes holoensis hermit crab
Schweitzer and Feldmann, 2001
 Decapoda - Paguridae
Pagurus malloryi Schweitzer and Feldmann 2001 hermit crab
Schweitzer and Feldmann, 2001
 Decapoda - Palaeopentachelidae
Palaeopentacheles starri Schweitzer and Feldmann 2001 decapod
Schweitzer and Feldmann, 2001
 Decapoda - Glypheidae
Glyphea micheleae Schweitzer and Feldmann 2001 decapod
Schweitzer and Feldmann, 2001
 Decapoda - Callianassidae
Brecanclawu rathbunae Schweitzer and Felmann 2001 decapod
Schweitzer and Feldmann, 2001
 Decapoda - Ctenochelidae
Ctenocheles holoensis decapod
Schweitzer and Feldmann, 2001
Callianopsis inornatus Schweitzer and Feldmann 2001 decapod
Schweitzer and Feldmann, 2001