LACMIP 25281, Stokes Canyon (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Los Angeles County, California (34.1° N, 118.7° W: paleocoordinates 38.3° N, 98.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Selandian (61.6 - 59.2 Ma)

• Reworked Paleocene (Selandian) fossils in middle Miocene Calabasas Formation, Stokes Canyon Breccia Member

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. Stark, T.Susuki family in 1965; reposited in the LACM

Primary reference: R. L. Squires and L. R. Saul. 2007. Paleocene pareorine turritellid gastropods from the Pacific slope of North America. The Nautilus 121(1):1-16 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185138: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 12.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Mesalia martinezensis Gabb 1868 turret shell