North Dome (Pliomastodon Locality) ( of the United States)

Where: Fresno County, California (36.1° N, 120.4° W: paleocoordinates 35.9° N, 119.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: just below Pecten Zone Member (San Joaquin Formation), Blancan (4.9 - 1.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: W. D. Matthew. 1930. A pliocene mastodon skull from California, Pliomastodon vexillarius, n. sp. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences 19(16):335-348 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]more details

PaleoDB collection 19699: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 05.08.1996

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Taxonomic list

• could be in Kings Co.
see Woodring et al. 1941 for stratigraphic position
Mammalia
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
Mammut matthewi Osborn 1921 mastodon