Shaly sandstone beach from Alki Point, south 1/4 mi along shore of Puget Sound (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Washington (47.6° N, 122.4° W: paleocoordinates 47.2° N, 113.5° W)

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

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone and shale

• Shaly sandstone beach

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

• A left manus

Collected by H. Hannibal

• Stanford University (N. Pac. 48)

Primary reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1926. The Fossil Stalk-Eyed Crustacea of the Pacific Slope of North America. United States National Museum Bulletin 138:1-155 [C. Schweitzer/S. Yost/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139892: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 20.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Calappidae
Mursia marcusana Rathbun 1926 box crab