Point Arena (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as LACM 3402

Where: Mendocino County, California (39.0° N, 123.7° W: paleocoordinates 34.6° N, 112.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Skooner Gulch Formation, Aquitanian (23.0 - 20.4 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine

Reposited in the LACM

Primary reference: L. G. Barnes. 1977. Outline of eastern North Pacific fossil cetacean assemblages. Systematic Zoology 25(4):321-343 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 75776: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 29.10.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Odontoceti -
Odontoceti indet. toothed whale
UCMP 114464
cf. Argyrocetus sp. Lydekker 1894 toothed whale
UCMP 114463