Priest Valley (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as Smith Pinnacle, UCMP V77019

Where: Monterey County, California (36.2° N, 120.7° W: paleocoordinates 35.4° N, 116.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Vaquero Formation, Barstovian (16.0 - 13.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Primary reference: T. Shikama. 1966. Postcranial skeletons of Japanese Desmostylia. Palaeontological Society of Japan Special Papers 12:1-202 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 91540: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 01.10.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Desmostylidae
Desmostylus hesperus Marsh 1888 desmostylian