UCLA 4082, Tuscan Springs (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Tehama County, California (40.2° N, 122.1° W: paleocoordinates 47.6° N, 90.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Chico Formation, Middle Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W.P. Popenoe et al.; 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 185156: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 14.04.2017, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Mesodesmatidae
Califadesma tuscanum n. sp. Saul 1989 clam
Gastropoda
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Anchura falciformis Gabb 1864 snail