UCMP B-778, Orestimba Creek (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as 31-51-5F

Where: Stanislaus County, California (37.4° N, 121.3° W: paleocoordinates 38.8° 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)

• 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 185415: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 22.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
 Ostreida - Malleidae
Isognomon sp. Lightfoot 1786 oyster
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Cymbophora sp. Gabb 1868 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Calva sp. Popenoe 1937 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"Linearia sp." = Linearis
"Linearia sp." = Linearis Conrad 1860 tellin clam
 Trigoniida - Steinmanellidae
Yaadia sp. Crickmay 1930 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Acila (Truncacila) sp. Grant and Gale 1931 divaricate nutclam
Gastropoda
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Arrhoges ? californicus Gabb 1864 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
Biplica isoplicata Popenoe 1957 snail
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Dentalium sp. Linnaeus 1758 tusk shell