Helsing Junction (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Washington (46.8° N, 123.1° W: paleocoordinates 46.5° N, 114.2° W)

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When: Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. M. Peredo and N. D. Pyenson. 2018. Salishicetus meadi, a new aetiocetid from the late Oligocene of Washington State and implications for feeding transitions in early mysticete evolution. Royal Society Open Science 5(4):172336 [M. Uhen/C. Peredo/C. Peredo]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 185376: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Carlos Peredo on 20.04.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Cetacea - Aetiocetidae
Salishicetus meadi n. gen. n. sp.
Salishicetus meadi n. gen. n. sp. Peredo and Pyenson 2018 whale
UWBM 50004