USGS M8770, Hill 1613 (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Also known as BY-105-3B

Where: Stanislaus County, California (37.3° N, 121.2° W: paleocoordinates 40.6° N, 86.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Panoche Formation, Coniacian to Coniacian (89.8 - 83.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by B.F. Cox 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 185448: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 23.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Decapoda -
Brachyura indet. Latreille 1802 crab
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris (Glycymeris) veatchii" = Axinaea veatchii
"Glycymeris (Glycymeris) veatchii" = Axinaea veatchii Gabb 1864 clam
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia sp. Linnaeus 1758 jingle
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Phelopteria sp. Stephenson 1953 pearl oyster
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Cymbophora sp. Gabb 1868 clam
Cymbophora cf. gabbiana Anderson 1902 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellinidae indet. Blainville 1814 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Tancrediidae
Meekia (Meekia) louella Saul and Popenoe 1962 clam
 Trigoniida - Steinmanellidae
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae
 Protobranchia - Solemyidae
? Solemya sp. Children 1823 Awning Clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Acila (Truncacila) sp. Grant and Gale 1931 divaricate nutclam
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Opisthobranchia - Cylichnidae
Cylichna sp. Lovén 1846 snail
 Neogastropoda - Perissityidae
Perissityidae indet. Popenoe and Saul 1987 snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
? Cancellariidae indet. Gray 1853 snail
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Polinices sp. Monfort 1810 moon snail
Gyrodes (Sohlella) quercus Popenoe et al. 1987 moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
Biplica aff. isoplicata Popenoe 1957 snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
? Margarites sp. Gray 1847 top snail
 Elasmobranchii -
Elasmobranchii indet. Bonaparte 1838 elasmobranch
"shark tooth"
Actinopterygii indet. ray-finned fish