UCLA 4662, Mill Creek (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Tehama County, California (40.2° N, 121.8° W: paleocoordinates 45.5° N, 86.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Chico Formation, Late/Upper Santonian (85.8 - 83.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by P.U. Rodda in 1954; reposited in the LACM

Primary reference: W. P. Elder and L. R. Saul. 1996. Taxonomy and biostratigraphy of Coniacian through Maastrichtian Anchura (Gastropoda; Aporrhaiidae) of the North American Pacific slope. Journal of Paleontology 70(3):381-399 [M. Patzkowsky/K. Layou/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185149: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 13.04.2017

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Anchura callosa Whiteaves 1903 snail