Solvang (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as UCMP V3508

Where: Santa Barbara County, California (34.6° N, 120.1° W: paleocoordinates 33.8° N, 115.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; cherty/siliceous shale

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UMMP

Primary reference: V. L. VanderHoof. 1937. A study of the Miocene sirenian Desmostylus. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 24(8):169-262 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 91541: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 01.10.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Desmostylidae
Desmostylus hesperus Marsh 1888 desmostylian