Sambia Peninsula (Paleontology & Stratigraphy)

Eocene invertebrates

Brachyura

The Eocene crabs of Sambia are very diverse. According to modern data, the list of crab species described by Noetling (1885) from the Prussian formation of the Sambian Peninsula is: Calappilia perlata Noet., Palaeotrichia laevis (Noet.), Palaeotrichia multispinatus (Noet.), Parthenope bittneri (Noet.), Micromaia spinosa Noet., Typilobus? corrodatus (Noet.), Noetlingia succini (Noet.), Coeloma balticum Schluet.

Coeloma balticum
Carapace of Coeloma balticum Schlueter, 1879, holotype, ventral side; Steinmann Institute Paleontology Bonn, STIPB-Schlueter-125a.
Coeloma balticum
Carapace of Coeloma balticum Schlueter, 1879, holotype, dorsal side; Steinmann Institute Paleontology Bonn, STIPB-Schlueter-125a.