Panoche Hills seep deposit (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Fresno County, California (36.6° N, 120.7° W: paleocoordinates 42.7° N, 96.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cima Member (Moreno Formation), Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep-water; sandstone

• seep deposits

•Sandstone lens

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Kiel. 2013. Lucinid bivalves from ancient methane seeps. Journal of Molluscan Studies 79:346-363 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 205239: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 09.10.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Nymphalucina panochensis n. sp. Kiel 2013 clam