CAS 29582, Long Canyon (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Stanislaus County, California (37.2° N, 121.2° W: paleocoordinates 38.7° N, 84.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Panoche Formation, Turonian (93.9 - 89.8 Ma)

• Middle-Late Turonian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

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 185502: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 25.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Cymbophora sp. Gabb 1868 clam
Cymbophora cf. gabbiana Anderson 1902 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Calva sp. Popenoe 1937 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tancrediidae
Meekia (Meekia) ? lirata Saul and Popenoe 1962 clam
Meekia (Mygallia) ? takeoana Saul and Popenoe 1962 clam
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
? Trigoniidae indet. Lamarck 1819 clam
Gastropoda
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
? Biplica sp. Popenoe 1957 snail