USGS M8773, Garzas Creek (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Also known as BX-115-1

Where: Stanislaus County, California (37.2° N, 121.2° W: paleocoordinates 42.8° N, 88.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Panoche Formation, Coniacian to Coniacian (89.8 - 72.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by B.F. Cox in 1991; reposited in the USGS

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 185722: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.05.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris sp. Da Costa 1778 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
? Calva sp. Popenoe 1937 venus clam