San Antonio (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Bexar County, Texas (29.4° N, 98.5° W: paleocoordinates 27.2° N, 59.7° W)

When: Cretaceous (145.0 - 66.0 Ma)

• formation unknown

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

• One chela with wrist (P. walkeri);

Collected by Mrs. N.S. Walker

• U.S. National Museum, plastotype, Cat. No. 8360 (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 140921: 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