Whisky Run, Cape Arago (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Oregon (43.3° N, 124.4° W: paleocoordinates 43.3° N, 124.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: D. R. Muhs, H. M. Kelsey, G. H. Miller, G. L. Kennedy, J. F. Wheland and G. W. Mcinelly. 1990. Age Estimates and Uplift Rates for Late Pleistocene Marine Terraces: Southern Oregon Portion of the Cascadia Forearc. Journal of Geophysical Research 95(B5):6685-6698 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 176670: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 26.02.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pholadida - Myidae
"Mya truncata" = Mya (Mya) truncata
"Mya truncata" = Mya (Mya) truncata Linnaeus 1758 softshell clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Saxidomus giganteus Deshayes 1839 venus clam
Gymnolaemata
 Cheilostomata - Celleporidae
Celleporina sp. Gray 1848
Stenolaemata
 Cyclostomata - Cerioporidae
Heteropora sp. de Blainville 1830
Echinoidea
 Camarodonta - Strongylocentrotidae
Strongylocentrotus sp. Brandt 1835 sea urchin
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Balanophyllia elegans Verrill 1864 stony coral