Highcliffe Decapods (Eocene of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.7° N, 1.7° W: paleocoordinates 46.2° N, 4.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 48.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, red marl

• Red marl of Plastic clay

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. Woodward. 1868. Third Report on the Structure and Classification of the Fossil Crustacea. Report of the Thirty- seventh Meeting of the British Association of the Advancement of Science (Dundee, 1867) 44-47 [C. Schweitzer/L. Baltzly]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140451: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Lerin Baltzly on 09.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Hexapodidae
Goniocypoda edwardsi Woodward 1868 crab