Railroad bluff about 1 1/2 mi S of Vader, Lewis Co. (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as about 700 ft below railroad post No. 79

Where: Lewis County, Washington (46.4° N, 122.9° W: paleocoordinates 46.7° N, 110.6° W)

When: Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• Railroad bluff

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

• One small carapace (holotype) and a right wrist of a larger specimen which may belong to the same species (C. minor); two specimens, one large holotype, one small paratype (L. lewisana); 7 specimens of the right manus and 8 of the left (C. umpquaensis);

Collection methods: University of Washington, Loc. 331 (old No. 299); C. minor holotype in University of Washington. L. lewisana holotype and paratype in University of Washington.

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 139853: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 19.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

• Laeviranina lewisana (previously named Raninoides lewisanus) is equivalent to Raninoides vaderensis.
Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Callianassidae
Callianassa umpquaensis Rathbun 1926 decapod
 Decapoda - Raninidae
"Laeviranina lewisana" = Raninoides
"Laeviranina lewisana" = Raninoides crab
= Raninoides vaderensis
 Decapoda - Carcinidae
Carcinus minor Rathbun 1926 crab