Area 11: East of Redding, Shasta County, Member IV (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as CIT loc. 1007; LACMIP loc. 10816

Where: Shasta County, California (40.7° N, 122.0° W: paleocoordinates 44.8° N, 85.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: IV Member (Redding Formation), Coniacian (89.8 - 86.3 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• sandy beds of Member IV (of Popenoe 1943)

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the LACM

Primary reference: W. P. Popenoe and L. R. Saul. 1987. Evolution and classification of the Late Cretaceous-Early Tertiary gastropod Perissitys. Contributions in Science 380:1-37 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 72037: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 23.05.2007, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pholadida - Pholadidae
Barnea (Anchomasa) saulae n. sp.1 Kennedy 1993 clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Perissityidae
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Volutoderma querna4 Saul and Squires 2008 volute
 Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Gyrodes (Sohlella) quercus n. sp.3 Popenoe et al. 1987 moon snail
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
Baculites boulei2 Collignon 1931 ammonite