Lee's old mill, 2 mi NE of Keownville on road to Molino (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as 2 mi NE of Keownville (6873) - A. grapsoideus

Where: Union County, Mississippi (34.6° N, 88.9° W: paleocoordinates 36.0° N, 57.6° W)

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

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

• 1 specimen, part of abdomen (H. tennesseensis);

Collected by L.W. Stephenson; reposited in the USNM

• Cat. No. 73724 (H. tennesseensis); Cat. No. 73734 (A. grapsoideus);

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 140984: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 20.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Nephropidae
Hoploparia tennesseensis Rathbun and Wade 1926 clawed lobster
 Decapoda - Dakoticancridae
Avitelmessus grapsoideus Rathbun 1923 crab