UCMP 3301 (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Fresno County, California (36.5° N, 120.5° W: paleocoordinates 35.8° N, 116.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Temblor Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• reef bed

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UCMP, USNM

Primary reference: V. L. VanderHoof. 1937. A study of the Miocene sirenian Desmostylus. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 24(8):169-262 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 159672: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 06.08.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Discorbacea - Bagginidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten andersoni" = Aequipecten andersoni, "Pecten crassicardo" = Lyropecten crassicardo
"Pecten andersoni" = Aequipecten andersoni Arnold 1906 scallop
"Pecten crassicardo" = Lyropecten crassicardo Conrad 1856 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Tivela gabbi venus clam
 Perissodactyla - Desmostylidae
Desmostylus hesperus Marsh 1888 desmostylian
 Clypeasteroida - Scutellidae
Scutella merriami sand dollar