CAS 29095, Garzas Creek (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Stanislaus County, California (37.2° N, 121.2° W: paleocoordinates 37.0° N, 81.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Panoche Formation, Cenomanian (100.5 - 93.9 Ma)

• "Early Turonian" age given, but most ammonites are Cenomanian (although the species from this collection ranges to the Turonian).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, conglomeratic sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A. Bennison; 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 185725: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.05.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Heteroconchia -
Heteroconchia indet. Gray 1854 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
? Lucinidae indet. Fleming 1828 clam
 Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae
"Puzosia cf. intermedia" = Mesopuzosia intermedia
"Puzosia cf. intermedia" = Mesopuzosia intermedia Kossmat 1898 ammonite
ssp. orientalis