S side of White River near foot of glacier, Yakataga district, Yakataga Fm (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Alaska (60.1° N, 142.4° W: paleocoordinates 60.2° N, 138.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Yakataga Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• 1,500 ft above base of Yakataga Formation

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: F. S. MacNeil. 1967. Cenozoic Pectinids of Alaska, Iceland, and Other Northern Regions. Geological survey professional paper [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 187021: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 11.07.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae