UCLA 7030, Long Canyon (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Stanislaus County, California (37.4° N, 121.3° W: paleocoordinates 38.9° N, 84.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Adobe Flat Shale Member (Panoche Formation), Turonian (93.9 - 89.8 Ma)

• Middle-Late Turonian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R.V. Ingersoll in 1982; 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 185409: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 22.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris sp. Da Costa 1778 clam
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
? Pseudoptera sp. Meek 1873 oyster
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellinidae indet., "Linearia cf. multicostata" = Linearis
Tellinidae indet. Blainville 1814 tellin clam
"Linearia cf. multicostata" = Linearis tellin clam
 Cardiida - Tancrediidae
Meekia (Mygallia) aff. takeoana Saul and Popenoe 1962 clam
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae
Pterotrigonia sp. van Hoepen 1929 clam
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Cantharus cf. occidentalis Gabb 1868 true whelk
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella hearni Merriam 1941 turret shell
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
? Biplica sp. Popenoe 1957 snail
 Ammonitida - Collignoniceratidae