Cape Lamb Member, Lopez de Bertodano Formation (Cretaceous of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (63.9° S, 51.6° W: paleocoordinates 62.3° S, 62.6° W)

When: Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: intrashelf or intraplatform reef; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. M. Feldmann, D. M. Tshudy, and M. R. A. Thomson. 1993. Late Cretaceous and Paleocene decapod crustaceans from james Ross Basin Antarctic Peninsula. The Paleontological Society Memoir 28 [C. Schweitzer/E. Johnson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140173: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Evaline Johnson on 04.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Nephropidae
Hoploparia stokesi Weller 1903 clawed lobster
(Weller, 1903)
 Decapoda - Palinuridae
Linuparus macellarii Feldmann and Tshudy 1988 spiny lobster
Tshudy and Feldman, 1988
 Decapoda - Diogenidae
Paguristes santamartaensis Feldmann et al. 1993 hermit crab
Feldmann, Tshudy, and Thomson, 1993
 Decapoda - Glypheidae
Glyphea australensis Feldmann et al. 1993 decapod
Feldmann, Tshudy, and Thomson, 1993
 Decapoda - Callianassidae
Callianassa meridionalis Ball 1960 decapod
Ball, 1960
 Decapoda - Raninidae
Cristafrons praescientis Feldmann et al. 1993 crab
Feldmann, Tshudy, and Thomson, 1993
 Decapoda - Necrocarcinidae
Necrocarcinus wrighti Feldmann et al. 1993 crab
Feldmann, Tshudy, and Thomson, 1993