2 1/2 mi SE of Fort Worth (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as At crossing of Houston and Texas Central and International Great Northern tracks in Sycamore Creek valley, near small waterfall

Where: Tarrant County, Texas (32.7° N, 97.3° W: paleocoordinates 30.5° N, 50.2° W)

When: Weno Formation, Early/Lower Cretaceous (145.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• Basalmost stratum of Weno

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

• One large carapace (P. walkeri);

Collected by W.S. Adkins (201) in 1919

• University of Texas (P. walkeri);

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 140918: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 19.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Erymidae
Palaeastacus walkeri Whitfield 1883 decapod