Adelaide Quadrangle, central part about 6 mi W of Templeton (Miocene of the United States)

Where: San Luis Obispo County, California (35.6° N, 120.8° W: paleocoordinates 34.8° N, 116.5° W)

When: Monterey Shales Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

Size class: macrofossils

• one specimen showing the seven segments of the abdomen, (P. adelaidensis);

Collected by Dr. M. G. Edwards of the Shell Oil Co.

• Holotype in the University of California, (P. adelaidensis);

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 140567: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 12.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Stomatopoda -
Pseudosquilla adelaidensis Rathbun 1926 mantis shrimp