Arroyo Castano, about 2 mi NW of the Blesse Ranch (Cretaceous of Mexico)

Where: Coahuilla, Mexico (28.3° N, 100.3° W: paleocoordinates 34.5° N, 79.4° W)

When: Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic, green limestone

• "Horizon, a greenish glauconitic soft limestone of highest Escondido (= High Maestrichtian) age" - as quoted in reference

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W.F. Cummins, W. Kennedy, and J.M. Sands

• Mexican specimens in University of Texas

Primary reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1935. Fossil Crustacea of the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain. Geological Society of America Special Paper (2)1-160 [C. Schweitzer/S. Yost]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140908: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 19.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Erymidae
Enoploclytia tumimanus Rathbun 1935 decapod