UCMP B-761, Salado Creek tributary (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as 31-24-1F

Where: Stanislaus County, California (37.4° N, 121.3° W: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 86.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Panoche Formation, Santonian (86.3 - 83.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by M. Maddock in 1952; 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 185391: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 21.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris (Glycymeris) veatchii" = Axinaea veatchii
"Glycymeris (Glycymeris) veatchii" = Axinaea veatchii Gabb 1864 clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Cymbophora cf. stantoni Arnold 1908 clam
Cymbophora cf. bella Saul 1974 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Calva sp. Popenoe 1937 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina sp. Linnaeus 1758 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Tancrediidae
Meekia (Mygallia) mygale Saul and Popenoe 1962 clam
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Acila (Truncacila) demessa Finlay 1927 divaricate nutclam
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Margarites sp. Gray 1847 top snail