Middleton Island (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Alaska (59.4° N, 146.3° W: paleocoordinates 59.5° N, 145.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

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 187068: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 12.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys sp. Röding 1798 scallop
Chlamys (Chlamys) coatsi MacNeil 1967 scallop
Subspecies "Chlamys (Chlamys) coatsi middletonensis"
Chlamys (Chlamys) cf. coatsi MacNeil 1967 scallop
Subspecies "Chlamys (Chlamys) cf. coatsi middletonensis"
Chlamys (Chlamys) pseudislandica MacNeil 1967 scallop
Subspecies "Chlamys (Chlamys) pseudislandica plafkeri"