1.16" Miocene Pea Crab (Pinnixa) Fossil - California

This is an 8 million year old fossil "pea crab", Pinnixa galliheri from the Monterey Formation of California. A portion of the crab runs off the edge of the rock. The orange coloration is due to iron oxide.


DETAILS
SPECIES
Pinnixa galliheri (Rathbun, 1932)
LOCATION
San Luis Obispo County, California
FORMATION
Monterey Formation
SIZE
1.16" wide on 2.6 x 1.1" rock
ITEM
#141622
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