CSUN Loc. 438, Las Llajas Canyon (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as UCLA loc. 2275

Where: Ventura County, California (34.3° N, 118.6° W: paleocoordinates 35.1° N, 104.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Llajas Formation, Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, bioturbated sandstone

• sandstone.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the LACM

Collection methods: bulk,

• Repository: formerly CSUN (California State University Northridge)

Primary reference: R. L. Squires. 1984. Megapaleontology of the Eocene Llajas Formation, Simi Valley, California. Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 350:1-76 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 200145: authorized by Jonathan Marcot, entered by Jonathan Marcot on 22.03.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Terebratulida -
Eogryphus tolmani Hertlein and Grant 1944
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Spondylus carlosensis Anderson 1905 scallop
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia mcgoniglensis Hanna 1927 jingle
 Pholadida - Teredinidae
? Teredo sp. Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Nemocardium linteum" = Nemocardium (Nemocardium) linteum
"Nemocardium linteum" = Nemocardium (Nemocardium) linteum Conrad 1855 cockle
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
"? Trochocyathus striatus" = Trochosmilia striata
"? Trochocyathus striatus" = Trochosmilia striata Gabb 1864 stony coral