Cottonwood Creek, Shasta Co. (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Shasta County, California (40.4° N, 122.3° W: paleocoordinates 40.4° N, 72.0° W)

When: Shasta Group, Early/Lower Cretaceous (145.0 - 100.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

• "Three fragments of claws, remarkable for their long, slender form" (Hoploparia ? sp.)

Collected by W.M. Gabb

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 140349: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 08.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Nephropidae
Hoploparia ? sp. McCoy 1849 clawed lobster