Cape Foulweather (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Lincoln County, Oregon (44.8° N, 124.1° W: paleocoordinates 44.6° N, 118.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Astoria Formation, Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• said to be from the "Seattle Shale": now interpreted as the Astoria Formation

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. Hannibal. 1922. Notes on Tertiary Sirenians of the Genus Desmostylus. Journal of Mammalogy 3(4):238-240 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 107680: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 13.04.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Desmostylidae
"Desmostylus cymatias n. sp." = Desmostylus hesperus
"Desmostylus cymatias n. sp." = Desmostylus hesperus Marsh 1888 desmostylian