Monterey sandstone bluffs along Wilson Creek, 1 1/2 miles above Willapa (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Pacific County, Washington (46.7° N, 123.6° W: paleocoordinates 46.3° N, 113.9° W)

When: Monterey Formation, Oligocene (33.9 - 23.0 Ma)

• "Oligocene (?) series" - as quoted in reference

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

• "sandstone bluffs along Wilson Creek"

Size class: macrofossils

• one specimen of right wrist of large size, about 25 mm. long (C. oregonensis);

Collection methods: N. Pac. No. 245

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 140344: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 08.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Callianassidae
Callianassa oregonensis Dana 1849 decapod