CAS 29106, Garzas Creek (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Stanislaus County, California (37.2° N, 121.1° W: paleocoordinates 43.3° N, 96.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Moreno Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone

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 185622: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 03.05.2017, edited by Jonathan Marcot

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris (Glycymeris) aff. veatchii" = Axinaea veatchii
"Glycymeris (Glycymeris) aff. veatchii" = Axinaea veatchii Gabb 1864 clam
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramidae indet. Giebel 1852 clam
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia "n. sp. A" Linnaeus 1758 jingle
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Pycnodonte (Pycnodonte) sp. Fischer von Waldheim 1835 oyster
Exogyra sp. Say 1820 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostreidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 oyster
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
cf. Aguileria sp. White 1887 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
? Mytilus sp. Linnaeus 1758 mussel
"Septifer sp." = Mytilus (Septifer) R├ęcluz 1848 mussel
 Heteroconchia -
Heteroconchia indet. Gray 1854 clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
 Cardiida - Tancrediidae
Meekia (Meekia) sella Gabb 1864 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Protocardia sp. Beyrich 1845 cockle
Gastropoda
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
? Anchura sp. Conrad 1860 snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Naticidae indet. Guilding 1834 moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella chaneyi Merriam 1941 turret shell
Echinoidea
 Cassiduloida - Cassidulidae
Cassidulus mercedensis n. sp. Anderson 1958 sea urchin