Wagon Wheel Mountain, Devils Den district, about 36 mi S of Coalinga, Kern Co. (Miocene of the United States)

Where: California (35.7° N, 120.0° W: paleocoordinates 34.7° N, 113.8° W)

When: Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

• Immediately below Vaqueros beds

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

• One carapace

Collected by Ralph Arnold, USGS (No. 4859) in 1907; reposited in the USNM

• One carapace, Cat. No. 165478 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 139850: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 19.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Parthenopidae
Branchiolambrus altus Rathbun 1908 crab