Narrow Cape (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Alaska (57.4° N, 152.5° W: paleocoordinates 58.4° N, 148.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Narrow Cape Formation, Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

• lower middle Miocene

Environment/lithology: coastal; fine-grained, gray sandstone and siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: C. A. Repenning and R. H. Tedford. 1977. Otarioid seals of the Neogene. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 992:1-93 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 59983: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 25.04.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla -
Desmostylia indet. Reinhart 1953 desmostylian
 Carnivora - Desmatophocidae
? Desmatophoca sp. Condon 1906 pinniped