LACMIP 21581, East Fork Fish Canyon (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Los Angeles County, California (34.6° N, 118.6° W: paleocoordinates 39.5° N, 96.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: San Francisquito Formation, Danian (66.0 - 61.6 Ma)

• Lower San Francisquito Formation, upper Danian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R.W. Webb, E.H. Quayle in 1941; reposited in the LACM

Primary reference: R. L. Squires and L. R. Saul. 2007. Paleocene pareorine turritellid gastropods from the Pacific slope of North America. The Nautilus 121(1):1-16 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184015: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Vanessa Maciel on 25.01.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Mesalia martinezensis Gabb 1868 turret shell