Two Fossil Pea Crabs (Pinnixa) From California - Miocene

This is pair of 8 million year old fossil "pea crabs", Pinnixa galliheri from the Monterey Formation of California. They show fine detail with carapace, legs and claws preserved in an orange coloration against the light colored shale. The red coloration is due to iron oxide.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Pinnixa galliheri (Rathbun, 1932)
LOCATION
San Luis Obispo County, California
FORMATION
Monterey Formation
SIZE
Largest .8" on 3.3x2.5" rock
ITEM
#57509
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