UCMP B-7311, Del Puerto Canyon (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Stanislaus County, California (37.5° N, 121.3° W: paleocoordinates 37.3° N, 81.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Panoche Formation, Cenomanian (100.5 - 93.9 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, black shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by N.L. Taliaferro in 1958; reposited in the UCMP

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 185379: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 20.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramidae indet. Giebel 1852 clam
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Acanthoceratidae
? Calycoceras sp. Hyatt 1900 ammonite