South central part of SE quarter of section 24, Coalinga Quadrangle (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: California (36.2° N, 120.3° W: paleocoordinates 36.0° N, 119.0° W)

When: Etchegoin Formation, Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

• Palm

Collection methods: University of California, No. 2371

Primary reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1926. The Fossil Stalk-Eyed Crustacea of the Pacific Slope of North America. United States National Museum Bulletin 138:1-155 [C. Schweitzer/S. Yost/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139658: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 15.02.2013, edited by Mark Uhen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Cancridae
Cancer fissus Rathbun 1908 lobster
 Clypeasteroida - Echinarachniidae
Astrodapsis fresnoensis Kew 1920 sand dollar
 Clypeasteroida - Dendrasteridae
Dendraster hesperis Kew 1920 sand dollar