ORE-1. Diatomite mine site on the west side of the Deschutes River (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Deschutes County, Oregon (44.4° N, 121.3° W: paleocoordinates 44.3° N, 121.0° W)

When: Terrebonne Formation, Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; white diatomite

Size class: microfossils

Primary reference: H. Tanaka and T. Nagumo. 2007. Fine structures of Stephanodiscus excentricus Hust. and S. niagarae Ehrenb. from Terrebonne diatomite, Oregon, USA. Diatom 23:105-112 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184903: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 29.03.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Stephanodiscales - Thalassiosirophycidae