Sweetwater Canyon 2 (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as King City, near, UCMP V71154, UCMP D3176

Where: Monterey County, California (36.2° N, 121.1° W: paleocoordinates 35.7° N, 118.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Santa Margarita Formation, Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• age after Scheirer and Magoon 2007

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UCMP

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 75777: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 29.10.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Delphinoidea - Monodontidae
Delphinapterinae indet. Gill 1871 toothed whale
UCMP 105266