UCMP 464, Salt Creek (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Kern County, California (34.9° N, 119.0° W: paleocoordinates 35.7° N, 105.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Tejon Formation, Eocene (56.0 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; brown sandstone and gray shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by B. Parsons and R. E. Dickerson

Primary reference: R. E. Dickerson. 1915. Fauna of the Type Tejon: Its relation to the Cowlitz Phase of the Tejon Group of Washington. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 5(3):33-98 [J. Marcot/J. Marcot]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 207128: authorized by Jonathan Marcot, entered by Jonathan Marcot on 27.12.2019

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Meretrix ovalis" = Cyclinella elevata, Marcia quadrata
"Meretrix ovalis" = Cyclinella elevata Gabb 1864 venus clam
Marcia quadrata venus clam
Gastropoda
 Opisthobranchia - Cylichnidae
"Bulla hornii" = Abderospira hornii
"Bulla hornii" = Abderospira hornii Gabb 1864 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Strombidae
"Rimella simplex" = Rimella supraplicata
"Rimella simplex" = Rimella supraplicata Gabb 1864 true conch