Locality 40, Sandakan (Miocene of Malaysia)

Where: Sabah, Malaysia (5.8° N, 118.1° E: paleocoordinates 6.0° N, 119.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sandakan Formation, Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• "Mangroves/tidal"

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: J. S. H. Collins, C. Lee, and J. Noad. 2003. Miocene and Pleistocene Crabs (Crustacea, Decapoda) from Sabah and Sarawak. Journal of Systematic Palaentology 1:187-226 [C. Schweitzer/L. Baltzly/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185842: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 20.05.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Thalassinidae
Thalassina anomala Herbst 1804 decapod