CAS 27819, Kern Creek (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Stanislaus County, California (37.5° N, 121.3° W: paleocoordinates 43.6° N, 90.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Panoche Formation, Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• Campanian?

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J.A. Taff in 1934; 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 185374: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 20.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostreidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 oyster
Gastropoda
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
? Tibiaporrhais sp. Elder 1990 snail
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
Baculites sp. Lamarck 1799 ammonite