CSUN Loc. 467 - El Toro Canyon (Eocene of the United States)

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; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the LACM

Collection methods: bulk,

• Repository: Formerly California State University Northridge (CSUN)

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 200853: authorized by Jonathan Marcot, entered by Jonathan Marcot on 22.04.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris (Glycymeris) rosecanyonensis" = Glycymeris rosecanyonensis
"Glycymeris (Glycymeris) rosecanyonensis" = Glycymeris rosecanyonensis Hanna 1927 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Callista (Costacallista) cf. hornii" = Meretrix hornii
"Callista (Costacallista) cf. hornii" = Meretrix hornii Gabbb 1864 venus clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Acila (Truncacila) decisa Conrad 1855 divaricate nutclam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana (Saccella) gabbii Conrad 1869 pointed nut clam
 Cephalaspidea - Cylichnidae
"Cylichnina tantilla" = Cylichnella tantilla
"Cylichnina tantilla" = Cylichnella tantilla Anderson and Hanna 1925 snail
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Olivella mathewsonii Gabb 1864 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
"Molopophorus cretaceus" = Nassa cretacea
"Molopophorus cretaceus" = Nassa cretacea Gabb 1864 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Terebra californica Gabb 1869 auger snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Tejonia moragai Stewart 1927 moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella buwaldana Dickerson 1916 turret shell
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
 Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae
Turbinolia dickersoni Nomland 1916 stony coral