USGS M8734, Adobe Canyon (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as 91E-22

Where: Stanislaus County, California (37.4° N, 121.4° W: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 81.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cenomanian (100.5 - 93.9 Ma)

• Probably Cenomanian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W.P. Elder in 1991; reposited in the USGS

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 185389: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 21.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Buchiidae
? Aucellina sp. Pompeckj 1901 scallop
 Heteroconchia -
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellinidae indet. Blainville 1814 tellin clam
Nelltia ? roddana Saul 1973 tellin clam
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae
 Protobranchia - Yoldiidae