UCLA 7108, Garapito Creek (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Los Angeles County, California (34.1° N, 118.6° W: paleocoordinates 37.9° N, 99.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Coal Canyon Formation, Thanetian (59.2 - 56.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the LACM

Primary reference: R. L. Squires. 1990. New Paleogene Siliquariid and Vermetid Gastropods from the Pacific Coast of Southwestern North America. The Veliger 33(3):286-292 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185199: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 15.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Siliquariidae
Tenagodus californiensis Squires 1990 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella infragranulata Gabb 1864 turret shell