Temblor sandstone (Miocene of the United States)

Where: California (35.9° N, 120.1° W: paleocoordinates 34.9° N, 113.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Temblor Formation, Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: R. B. Stewart. 1946. Geology of Reef Ridge Coalinga district California. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 205C:81-115 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/J. Marcot]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 167645: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 27.03.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Terebrataliidae
Terebratalia sp. Beecher 1893
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Anadara sp. Gray 1847 ark
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris sp. Da Costa 1778 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Aequipecten andersoni Arnold 1906 scallop
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia ? sp. Linnaeus 1758 jingle
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Ostraea sp." = Ostrea
"Ostraea sp." = Ostrea Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Cardiida - Mactridae
"Spisula (cf. Spisula) catilliformis" = Mactromeris catilliformis, Spisula sp.
"Spisula (cf. Spisula) catilliformis" = Mactromeris catilliformis Conrad 1867 clam
Spisula sp. Gray 1837 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Chione sp. von Mühlfield 1811 venus clam
Dosinia sp. Scopoli 1777 venus clam
Tivela (cf. Tivela) gabbi Clark 1915 venus clam
 Cardiida -
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina oregonensis Conrad 1848 tellin clam
"Tellina idae" = Tellina (Tellinella) idae Dall 1891 tellin clam
Macoma (cf. Macoma) copelandi Wiedey 1928 tellin clam
 Thraciida - Thraciidae
Thracia sp. Blainville 1824 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucinoma sp. Dall 1901 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
"Acila conradi" = Acila (Truncacila) conradi Meek 1864 divaricate nutclam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
"Sacella sp." = Saccella
"Sacella sp." = Saccella Woodring 1925 pointed nut clam
 Protobranchia - Yoldiidae
"Kalayoldia sp." = Yoldia (Kalayoldia)
"Kalayoldia sp." = Yoldia (Kalayoldia) Grant and Gale 1931 clam
Gastropoda
 Patellogastropoda - Lottiidae
Acmaea sp. Eschscholtz 1830 limpet
  - Siphonaliidae
Bruclarkia sp. Trask 1926 snail
 Opisthobranchia - Retusidae
"Cylichnina sp." = Retusa (Cylichnina)
"Cylichnina sp." = Retusa (Cylichnina) Monterasato 1884 snail
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
"Oliva californica" = Oliva (Oliva) californica
"Oliva californica" = Oliva (Oliva) californica Anderson 1905 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Phos sp. Monfort 1810 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
 Neogastropoda -
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
"Cancellaria (cf. Cancellaria) posunculensis" = Cancellaria (Coptostoma) posunculensis, "Crawfordina (cf. Crawfordina) weaveri" = Cancellaria (Crawfordina)
"Cancellaria (cf. Cancellaria) posunculensis" = Cancellaria (Coptostoma) posunculensis Anderson and Martin 1914 snail
"Crawfordina (cf. Crawfordina) weaveri" = Cancellaria (Crawfordina) snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Nucella sp. murex snail
Austrotrophon sp. Dall 1902 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
"Drillia temblorensis" = Ophiodermella temblorensis
"Drillia temblorensis" = Ophiodermella temblorensis Anderson and Martin 1914 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Borsoniidae
 Ficoidea - Ficidae
"Trophosycon nodiferum" = Ficus (Trophosycon) kerniana
"Trophosycon nodiferum" = Ficus (Trophosycon) kerniana Cooper 1894 fig shell
 Vanikoroidea - Eulimidae
? Niso antiselli Anderson and Martin 1914 snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Sinum (cf. Sinum) scopulosum Conrad 1849 moon snail
Neverita sp. Risso 1826 moon snail
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Calyptraea (cf. Calyptraea) mamillaris Broderip 1834 slipper shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella ocoyana Conrad 1855 turret shell
 Heterostropha - Acteonidae
Acteon (cf. Acteon) boulderanus Etherington 1931 snail
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
"Calliostoma (cf. Calliostoma) pacificum" = Homalopoma pacifica
"Calliostoma (cf. Calliostoma) pacificum" = Homalopoma pacifica Anderson and Martin 1914 snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Margarites ? sp. Gray 1847 top snail
 Trochoidea - Tegulidae
Tegula ? sp. Lesson 1835 snail
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Dentalium sp. Linnaeus 1758 tusk shell
Echinoidea
 Clypeasteroida - Echinarachniidae
"Astrodapsis ? merriami" = Echinarachnius merriami
"Astrodapsis ? merriami" = Echinarachnius merriami Anderson 1905 sand dollar