Maslin Bay, Blanche Point Formation (Eocene of Australia)

Where: South Australia, Australia (34.8° S, 137.9° E: paleocoordinates 54.9° S, 132.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Blanche Point Formation, Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• base of the Blanche Point Formation (="Transitional Marl"). Planktonic foraminiferal zone 15

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; marl

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. F. Glaessner. 1980. New Cretaceous and Tertiary crabs (Crustacea: Brachyura) from Australia and New Zealand. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 104(6):171-192 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37720: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 22.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Panopeidae