.9" Miocene Pea Crab (Pinnixa) Fossil - California

This is an 8 million year old fossil "pea crab", Pinnixa galliheri from the Monterey Formation of California. Most of the carapace and legs of this fossil crab are preserved. The orange coloration is due to iron oxide.


FOR SALE
$12
DETAILS
SPECIES
Pinnixa galliheri (Rathbun, 1932)
LOCATION
San Luis Obispo County, California
FORMATION
Monterey Formation
SIZE
.9" wide on 2 x .8" rock
ITEM
#141620
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