UCLA 6359, Salado Valley (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as F-57

Where: Stanislaus County, California (37.4° N, 121.2° W: paleocoordinates 43.5° N, 96.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Moreno Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R.B. Stewart in 1944; reposited in the LACM

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 185403: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 21.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Cardiida - Mactridae
? Cymbophora sp. Gabb 1868 clam
 Cardiida - Donacidae
Adelodonax altus Gabb 1864 clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"? Linearia sp." = Linearis
"? Linearia sp." = Linearis Conrad 1860 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Tancrediidae
Meekia (Meekia) sella Gabb 1864 clam