Conglomerate on beach just E of first Geodetic Survey mark... (Oligocene of the United States)

Also known as ...beyond the first point east of East Twin River

Where: Washington (48.2° N, 123.9° W: paleocoordinates 47.8° N, 114.2° W)

When: Oligocene (33.9 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; conglomerate

• "Conglomerate on beach"

Size class: macrofossils

• female, holotype, dorsal carapace as well as ventral view showing cheliped, sternum, and abdomen (M. teglandi);

Collected by Nellie M. Tegland in 1926

• Holotype in University of California (M. teglandi);

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 140568: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 12.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Inachidae
Macrocheira teglandi Rathbun 1926 crab