UCMP A-4976, Orestimba Creek (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Also known as WYQH F93

Where: Stanislaus County, California (37.3° N, 121.3° W: paleocoordinates 39.8° N, 85.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Adobe Flat Shale Member (Panoche Formation), Turonian to Turonian (93.9 - 83.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W. Yerington in 1949; 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 185463: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 23.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Phelopteria sp. Stephenson 1953 pearl oyster
 Ammonitida - Nostoceratidae
Hyphantoceras sp. Hyatt 1900 ammonite