UCLA 6593, Agua Caliente Canyon (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Santa Barbara County, California (34.5° N, 119.6° W: paleocoordinates 37.1° N, 102.6° 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: marine; lithified, silty, calcareous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by L.R. Saul; 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 185196: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 15.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Fimbria pacifica Squires 1990 clam