Tejon from the McCray Wells (Locality 8 of Waring 1917) (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Ventura County, California (34.3° N, 118.7° W: paleocoordinates 33.4° N, 107.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Tejon Formation, Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the CAS

• Leland Stanford Junior University Paleontology Collections, eventually transferred to the California Academy of Sciences

Primary reference: C. A. Waring. 1917. Stratigraphic and faunal relations of the Martinez to the Chico and Tejon of Southern California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 7(4):41-124 [L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 193039: authorized by Jonathan Marcot, entered by Jonathan Marcot on 04.05.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Pinna lewisi Waring 1914 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Septifer elegans Waring 1917 mussel
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia planicosta" = Venericor planicosta, "Cardita superioris n. sp." = Cardita (Cardita) superioris
"Venericardia planicosta" = Venericor planicosta Lamarck 1801 clam
subspecies hornii
"Cardita superioris n. sp." = Cardita (Cardita) superioris Waring 1917 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbula dilatata n. sp. Waring 1917 clam
 Cardiida - Glossidae
Isocardia tejonensis Waring 1914 clam
Listed as n. sp. but already published in Waring 1914 from locality 193040
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
Glycimeris maccrayi n. sp. Waring 1917 clam
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
"Natica hannibali" = Eocernina hannibali
"Natica hannibali" = Eocernina hannibali Dickerson 1914 snail
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Lyria andersoni n. sp. Waring 1917 volute
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
"? Surcula sp." = Turricula
"? Surcula sp." = Turricula Schumacher 1817 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus remondii cone shell
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
Rimella canalifera Gabb 1864 true conch
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Amauropsis alveata" = Natica alveata Conrad 1855 moon snail
Sinum obliquum Gabb 1864 moon snail
Polynices hornii Gabb 1864 moon snail
 Tonnoidea - Bursidae
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
"Turritella martinezensis" = Mesalia martinezensis Gabb 1869 turret shell
Turritella andersoni Dickerson 1916 turret shell
Turritella uvasana Conrad 1865 turret shell
Turritella infragranulata Gabb 1864 turret shell
 Heterostropha - Acteonidae
Tornatina evoluta n. sp. Waring 1917 snail
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
Stellaxis cognata Gabb 1864 sundial
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Dentalium stramineum Gabb 1864 tusk shell