San Pedro Formation (unspecified localities) (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Los Angeles County, California (33.7° N, 118.3° W: paleocoordinates 33.7° N, 118.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: San Pedro Formation, Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; unlithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),

• COLLECTORS: Unknown. REPOSITORIES: Unknown, but presumably including San Diego Museum Nat. Hist.

Primary reference: S. D. Cairns. 1994. Scleractinia of the Temperate North Pacific. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 557:1-150 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122846: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 06.01.2012, edited by Austin Hendy and Mark Uhen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to taxa described in text. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature, and species-resolution identifications.
 Sessilia - Coronulidae
Coronula sp.2 Bruguière 1792 whale barnacle
Cryptolepas sp.2 Dall 1872 whale barnacle
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
Turritriton gibbosus1 Broderip 1833 triton shell
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Balanophyllia elegans Verrill 1864 stony coral