LSJU 3433, Oat Gulch (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Stanislaus County, California (37.2° N, 121.1° W: paleocoordinates 41.8° N, 100.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

• Laguna Seca or Tesla Formation, Paleocene - E. Eocene [Paleocene seems most likely given proximity to Maastrichtian outcrops]

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by F. Schilling in 1960; reposited in the CAS

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 185473: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 24.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
cf. Anomia sp. Linnaeus 1758 jingle
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae