CAS 31247, Coyote Creek (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Santa Clara County, California (37.1° N, 121.5° W: paleocoordinates 42.0° N, 87.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Cretaceous (100.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• Probably Late Cretaceous

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by F.M. Anderson; reposited in the CAS

Primary reference: W. P. Elder and J. W. Miller. 1993. Map and checklists of Jurassic and Cretaceous macrofossil localities within the San Jose 1:100,000 Quadrangle, California, and discussion of paleontological results. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-503:1-49 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 185371: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramidae indet. Giebel 1852 clam