UCLA 6498, Oat Gulch (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Stanislaus County, California (37.2° N, 121.2° W: paleocoordinates 42.1° N, 87.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Cretaceous (100.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by F. Schilling in 1959; 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 185496: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 24.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
? Cancellaria sp. Lamarck 1799 snail
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
Baculites sp. Lamarck 1799 ammonite