1 mi N of Georgetown, cliffs on Georgetown-Belton road (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Williamson County, Texas (30.7° N, 97.7° W: paleocoordinates 28.6° N, 51.0° W)

When: Fort Worth limestone Formation, Early/Lower Cretaceous (145.0 - 100.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

• left cheliped with part of manus, carpus, and merus (P. walkeri);

Collected by W.S. Adkins in 19, 1930

• 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 140917: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 19.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Erymidae
Palaeastacus walkeri Whitfield 1883 decapod