Point Loma, "coal mine," ocean shore of Point (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: California (32.7° N, 117.3° W: paleocoordinates 32.6° N, 116.9° W)

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

• Right movable finger and right immovable finger of much larger specimen (C. productus)

Collected by Frank Stephens in 5, 1918; reposited in the USNM

• C. productus, Cat. No. 8258 USNM

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 139843: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 19.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Cancridae
Cancer productus Randall 1839 lobster