Cow Creek, Shasta County (Triassic of the United States)

Where: California (40.8° N, 122.1° W: paleocoordinates 11.4° N, 50.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hosselkus Formation, Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, black limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UCMP

Primary reference: H. C. Bryant. 1914. Teeth of a cestraciont shark from the Upper Triassic of northern California. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geology 8(3):27-30 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136686: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.12.2012, edited by Jonathan Tennant

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae
"Strophodus shastensis n. sp." = Palaeobates shastensis
"Strophodus shastensis n. sp." = Palaeobates shastensis Bryant 1914 elasmobranch
Reptilia
 Ichthyosauria - Californosauridae
Californosaurus sp. Kuhn 1934 ichthyosaur
Precise locality unknown, specimen details not reported