Clapham, 91.5 m terrace (Pleistocene of Barbados)

Where: Barbados (13.1° N, 59.6° W: paleocoordinates 13.8° N, 59.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Coral Rock Formation, Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

• Terraces of this elevation are dated around 235-330 ka.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: J. S. H. Collins and S. F. Morris. 1976. Tertiary and Pleistocene crabs from Barbados and Trinidad. Palaeontology 19(1):107-131 [C. Schweitzer/L. Baltzly]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185858: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 20.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Pilumnidae
Pilumnus sp. Leach 1816 crab