Brea Canyon (Bed SS5) (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as LACM 5863

Where: Ventura County, California (34.3° N, 119.0° W: paleocoordinates 34.5° N, 105.8° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Member (Sespe Formation), Uintan (46.2 - 40.4 Ma)

• SS5 horizon

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Reposited in the LACM

Primary reference: T. S. Kelly and D. P. Whistler. 1994. Additional Uintan and Duchesnean (Middle and Late Eocene) mammals from the Sespe Formation, Simi Valley, California. Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 439:1-29 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 16794: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994

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Taxonomic list

• from "clay lens in SS5 horizon"
Mammalia
 Primates - Omomyidae
Dyseolemur pacificus2 Stock 1934 tarsier
NISP not clear
 Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae
? Sespedectinae indet.1 Novacek 1985 elephant shrew