Brea Canyon (Lower Bed SS7) (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as LACM 5867

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)

• SS7 horizon

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Reposited in the LACM

Primary reference: T. S. Kelly, E. B. Lander, D. P. Whistler, M. A. Roder, and R. E. Reynolds. 1991. Preliminary Report on a Paleontologic Investigation of the Lower and Middle Members, Sespe Formation, Simi Valley Landfill, Ventura County, California. PaleoBios 13(50):1-13 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 16797: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• from "clay lens low in SS7 horizon"
Mammalia
 Carnivora - Miacidae
Miacis sp. Cope 1872 carnivoran