LACMIP 26897, Temescal Canyon (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Los Angeles County, California (34.1° N, 118.5° W: paleocoordinates 37.8° N, 99.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Santa Susana Formation, Thanetian (59.2 - 56.0 Ma)

• upper Paleocene (middle Thanetian)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J.M. Alderson in 1980; 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 185139: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 12.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Mesalia martinezensis Gabb 1868 turret shell