USGS Mesozoic M8591, Manzanita Mountain (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as J 979-199-11

Where: Santa Barbara County, California (34.9° N, 120.1° W: paleocoordinates 40.9° N, 89.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• Unnamed unit; middle or early late Campanian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. Joyce, J. Vedder in 1979; reposited in the USGS

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 185157: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 14.04.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Anchura phaba Elder and Saul 1996 snail