CAS 29600, Garzas Creek (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Where: Stanislaus County, California (37.2° N, 121.2° W: paleocoordinates 40.5° N, 86.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Panoche Formation, Coniacian to Coniacian (89.8 - 83.6 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 185736: 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 - Mesodesmatidae
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Cymbophora sp. Gabb 1868 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellinidae indet. Blainville 1814 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Tancrediidae
Meekia (Meekia) louella Saul and Popenoe 1962 clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana sp. Link 1807 pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Perissityidae
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
? Cancellariidae indet. Gray 1853 snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Naticidae indet. Guilding 1834 moon snail
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
Biplica aff. isoplicata Popenoe 1957 snail