Chattahoochee River, 12 mi below Eufaula (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Alabama (31.7° N, 85.1° W: paleocoordinates 32.4° N, 54.9° W)

When: Ripley Formation, Late/Upper Cretaceous (100.5 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

• A pair of chela (E. stantoni);

Collected by T.W. Stanton; reposited in the USNM

• U.S. National Museum, type, Cat. No. 73790 (E. stantoni);

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 140915: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 19.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Erymidae
Eryma stantoni Rathbun 1935 decapod