CIT 1158, Bell Canyon (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Ventura County, California (34.2° N, 118.7° W: paleocoordinates 40.0° N, 88.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Chatsworth 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 in 1935; 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 185174: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 14.04.2017, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
"? Indogrammatodon cf. whiteavesi" = Grammatodon (Indogrammatodon)
"? Indogrammatodon cf. whiteavesi" = Grammatodon (Indogrammatodon) clam
 Carditida - Astartidae
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Cymbophora suciensis Whiteaves 1879 clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Anchura phaba Elder and Saul 1996 snail
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
Biplica obliqua Gabb 1864 snail