Vicinity of La Jolla (exact locality not supplied) (Eocene of the United States)

Where: California (32.8° N, 117.3° W: paleocoordinates 33.6° N, 103.2° W)

When: Eocene (56.0 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

• One specimen, showing the two chelae of a single individual, side by side; below the left palm is the greater portion of the merus, the cheliped having been bent on itself at the middle (P. subaequalis)

Collected by Marcus A. Hanna

• Holotype in University of California, 5084 [or 5024]

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 140048: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 28.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Diogenidae
Paguristes subaequalis Rathbun 1926 hermit crab