Santa Ana (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Orange County, California (33.7° N, 117.9° W: paleocoordinates 33.0° N, 113.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Temblor Formation, Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. C. Merriam. 1906. On the Occurrence of Desmostylus, Marsh. Science 24:151-152 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 91543: 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