CAS 29490, 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)

• 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 185734: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.05.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida -
Terebratulida indet. Waagen 1883
? Terebratula sp.
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
Oxytoma sp. Meek 1864 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Anthonya cultriformis Gabb 1864 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbulidae indet. Lamarck 1818 clam
 Hippuritida - Radiolitidae
? Durania sp. Douvillé 1908 rudist
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Tenea inflata Gabb 1864 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Calva nitida venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellinidae indet. Blainville 1814 tellin clam
"? Linearia sp." = Linearis Conrad 1860 tellin clam
Nelltia aff. roddana Saul 1973 tellin clam
Tellina sp. Linnaeus 1758 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Tancrediidae
Meekia (Meekia) iberica Saul and Popenoe 1962 clam
 Trigoniida - Steinmanellidae
Yaadia sp. Crickmay 1930 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Acila (Truncacila) sp. Grant and Gale 1931 divaricate nutclam
Gastropoda
 Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae
? Epitoniidae indet. Berry 1910 wentletrap
 Patellogastropoda -
Patellogastropoda indet. Lindberg 1986 limpet
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Volutoderma sp. Gabb 1877 volute
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Anchura sp. Conrad 1860 snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Naticidae indet. Guilding 1834 moon snail
Natica allisoni Murphy and Rodda 1960 moon snail
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
Biplica sp. Popenoe 1957 snail
Scaphopoda
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Scaphopoda indet. Bronn 1862 tusk shell