Wawal, near Tomaszow Mazowiecki (Radwanski collection) (Cretaceous of Poland)

Where: Poland (51.5° N, 20.1° E: paleocoordinates 43.1° N, 26.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Valanginian (140.2 - 136.4 Ma)

• Of the rather poor assemblage or fossils, the ammonites, Saynoceras verrucosum (d'Orbigny), Polyptychites nucleus (Roemer) and Bochianites neocomiensis (d'Orbigny) point to the Upper Valanginian for the age of the clays

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, nodular, sideritic, black claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A. Radwanski

• Repository: Institute of Geology, Warsaw University

Primary reference: J. Collins. 1969. Some Decapod Crustaceans from the Lower Cretaceous of Poland and England. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 34(4):565-572 [C. Schweitzer/E. Johnson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185021: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.04.2017

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Nephropidae
Hoploparia longimana Sowerby 1826 clawed lobster
Hoploparia cf. minima Tribolet 1876 clawed lobster