northwest corner of Cape Aliaksin (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as USGS M2132

Where: Alaska (55.5° N, 160.9° W: paleocoordinates 57.1° N, 158.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

• probably basal middle Miocene

Environment/lithology: coastal; sandstone

• Greenish gravelly sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Reposited in the USGS

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: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187022: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 11.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae