Avitelmessus grapsoideus (Rathbun 1923) Crab body fossil

Dublin Core

Alternative Title

Crab carapace - no legs (F. Dakoticrantidae)

Description

(DSM# FK342) Extinct genus - This is a marine crab that has only one species assigned to it. It is exclusively found in Cretaceous sediments of the southeastern United States.

Date Created

66 million years

Spatial Coverage

Prairie Bluff Fm. (Chalk)

Temporal Coverage

Late Cretaceous

Type

PhysicalObject

Source

Files

Avitelmessus.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Avitelmessus grapsoideus (Rathbun 1923) Crab body fossil,” Mississippi State University Libraries, accessed October 7, 2022, https://msstate-exhibits.libraryhost.com/items/show/1529.

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