Americano Creek ( of the United States)

Also known as UCMP 67221

Where: Sonoma County, California (38.3° N, 122.9° W: paleocoordinates 38.3° N, 121.9° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

When: Merced Formation, Blancan (4.9 - 1.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• strong influence of physical processes (waves, etc.)

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 75785: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 29.10.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Mysticeti - Balaenidae
Balaenula sp. Van Beneden 1872 right whale
UCMP 92904