CSUN 830, Canton Canyon (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Los Angeles County, California (34.5° N, 118.7° W: paleocoordinates 37.1° N, 101.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Juncal Formation, Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• Age: middle early Eocene ("Capay Stage")

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: transition zone or lower shoreface; lithified siltstone

• Channel-lag storm accumulations of slightly transported fossils in transition-zone siltstone that formed in shelf-like depths

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R.L. Squires; reposited in the LACM

Primary reference: R. L. Squires. 1990. New Paleogene Fimbria (Mollusca: Bivalvia) from the Pacific coast of southwestern North America. Journal of Paleontology 64:552-556 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185192: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 15.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Miltha packi Dickerson 1916 clam
Fimbria pacifica Squires 1990 clam
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Velates perversus Gmelin 1791 snail