Contributions to Zoology, 72 (2/3) (2003)

New Late Cretaceous and Early Cenozoic decapod crustaceans from California, USA: implications for the origination of taxa in the eastern North Pacific

Torrey G. Nyborg , Francisco J. Vega , Harry F. Filkorn

Department of Natural Sciences, Loma Linda University Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA

Instituto de Geología, UNAM, Ciudad Universitaria Coyoacán, México D. F. 04510, México

Department of Invertebrate Paleontology, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County , 900 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA

Keywords: Brachyura, Paleocene, Cretaceous, Costacopluma, , Coeloma