Moonshine Creek Formation (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Alaska (61.5° N, 142.3° W: paleocoordinates 56.5° N, 84.5° W)

When: Cretaceous (145.0 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• Environment described as an open marine shelf above storm wave base.

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 139727: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Evaline Johnson on 16.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Nephropidae
Hoploparia tshudyi Schweitzer and Feldmann 2001 clawed lobster
Schweitzer and Feldmann, 2001