Locality 173, Sandakan (Miocene of Malaysia)

Where: Sabah, Malaysia (5.9° N, 118.0° E: paleocoordinates 6.0° N, 118.7° 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: offshore; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• "Shelfal muds"

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 185854: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 20.05.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Xanthidae
Xanthias miocenicus Collins et al. 2003 stone crab
 Decapoda - Portunidae
Portunus woodwardi Morris and Collins 1991 swimming crab
 Decapoda - Leucosiidae
Myra subcarinata Morris and Collins 1991 crab
 Decapoda - Iphiculidae
Pariphiculus decemtuberculatus Collins et al. 2003 crab