Woody (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Kern County, California (35.7° N, 118.9° W: paleocoordinates 35.4° N, 109.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Pyramid Hill Member (Jewett Formation), Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

• age assignments vary; age after Scheirer and Magoon 2007

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: L. E. Wilson. 1935. Miocene marine mammals from the Bakersfield region, California. The Peabody Museum of Natural History Bulletin 4:1-143 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 58148: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 24.01.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Carnivora - Otariidae
Otariidae indet. eared seal
 Carnivora - Phocidae
Phocidae indet. Gray 1821 seal
 Carnivora - Desmatophocidae
Allodesmus cf. kernensis Kellogg 1922 pinniped
 Odontoceti - Allodelphinidae
Allodelphis pratti n. gen. n. sp.
Allodelphis pratti n. gen. n. sp. Wilson 1935 toothed whale
 Odontoceti -
Miodelphis californicus n. gen. n. sp., Macrodelphinus kelloggi n. gen. n. sp., Macrodelphinus kelloggi, "Acrodelphis bakersfieldensis n. sp." = Argyrocetus bakersfieldensis, "Doliodelphis littlei n. gen. n. sp." = Argyrocetus joaquinensis, "Eurhinodelphis extensus n. sp." = Argyrocetus joaquinensis
Miodelphis californicus n. gen. n. sp. Wilson 1935 toothed whale
Macrodelphinus kelloggi n. gen. n. sp. Wilson 1935 toothed whale
Macrodelphinus kelloggi Wilson 1935 toothed whale
"Acrodelphis bakersfieldensis n. sp." = Argyrocetus bakersfieldensis Wilson 1935 toothed whale
"Doliodelphis littlei n. gen. n. sp." = Argyrocetus joaquinensis Kellogg 1932 toothed whale
"Eurhinodelphis extensus n. sp." = Argyrocetus joaquinensis Kellogg 1932 toothed whale