Jumpoff Joe (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as LACM 5058

Where: Lincoln County, Oregon (44.6° N, 124.1° W: paleocoordinates 44.4° N, 118.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Astoria Formation, Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Reposited in the LACM

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: L. G. Barnes. 1989. A new enaliarctine pinniped from the Astoria Formation, Oregon, and a classification of the Otariidae (Mammalia: Carnivora). Contributions in Science 403:1-26 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 59061: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 08.03.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Carnivora -
Pteronarctos goedertae n. gen. n. sp.
Pteronarctos goedertae n. gen. n. sp. Barnes 1989 pinniped
 Carnivora - Desmatophocidae
Desmatophoca oregonensis Condon 1906 pinniped
the precise locality of Desmatophoca oregonensis is unknown, but this is close