North side of Port Moller, Unga Conglomerate (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Aleutians East County, Alaska (56.0° N, 160.5° W: paleocoordinates 57.5° N, 157.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• No paleoenvironmental data reported.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Collections examined by F.S. MacNeil and D. Taylor (USGS), 1962. Collections are reposited at USGS Menlo Park, or presumably USNM (not reported)

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 187023: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 11.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

• No other fossils mentioned.
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys (Swiftopecten) sp. Hertlein 1935 scallop