Silversands (Pleistocene of Barbados)

Where: Barbados (13.0° N, 59.5° W: paleocoordinates 13.4° N, 59.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Coral Rock Formation, Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• Based on location must come from the lowest terrace, late Pleistocene (MIS 5), around 125 ka in Schellmann & Radtke (2004).

• group of beds-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 185885: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 22.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Majidae
"Mithrax (Mithrax) verrucosus" = Mithrax verrucosus
"Mithrax (Mithrax) verrucosus" = Mithrax verrucosus Milne-Edwards 1832 spider crab