San Pedro (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Los Angeles County, California (33.7° N, 118.3° W: paleocoordinates 33.0° N, 113.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone

• hard flinty sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. S. Jordan and J. Z. Gilbert. 1919. Fossil Fishes of the Miocene (Monterey) Formations. Leland Stanford Junior University Publications, University Series 13-60 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186028: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 06.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Rajiformes -
Urobatis halleri Cooper 1863 ray
Actinopteri
 Scombriformes - Scombridae
Ozymandias gilberti n. gen. n. sp.
Ozymandias gilberti n. gen. n. sp. Jordan and Gilbert 1919
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Alisea grandis n. gen. n. sp.
Alisea grandis n. gen. n. sp. Jordan and Gilbert 1919 hering
Mammalia
 Cetacea -
"Phocaena occidua" = Lonchodelphis occiduus
"Phocaena occidua" = Lonchodelphis occiduus Leidy 1868 toothed whale