Restoration Point, Bainbridge Island (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Kitsap County, Washington (47.6° N, 122.5° W: paleocoordinates 47.3° N, 113.6° W)

When: Blakeley Formation, Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

• [From the same locality, a second specimen was obtained somewhat larger than the type. Only the posterior and postero-lateral part of the carapace is exposed, and a portion of the right cheliped. (M. marcusana)]; one right manus (paratype e) with immovable finger of a female, probably, embedded in a nodule, outer surface exposed, [N. porterensis];

Preservation: concretion

Collected by Marcus A. Hanna

• [Marcus A. Hanna collection at California Academy of Sciences; (Loc. T. 1, N. Pac. 103) University of Washington (164), (M. marcusana)];

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 139891: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 20.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Callianassidae
Neocallichirus porterensis Rathbun 1926 decapod
 Decapoda - Calappidae
Mursia marcusana Rathbun 1926 box crab