Brea Canyon (Bed CS7) (Eocene of the United States)

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)

• CS 7 horizon

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

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 16799: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Eomyidae
Metanoiamys cf. marinus1 Chiment and Korth 1996 rodent
"Namatomys" cf. fantasma of Kelly 1992b from LACM 5869; "likely" marinus
 Rodentia -
Griphomys alecer Wilson 1940 rodent
LACM 5868, 5869
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Microparamys tricus2 Wilson 1940 rodent
LACM 5868, 5869
 Lipotyphla - Geolabididae
Centetodon cf. aztecus Lillegraven et al. 1981 placental
LACM 5869