Chaix Hills, Bering Glacier quad., Malaspina district, USGS M1875 (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: Alaska (60.1° N, 141.1° W: paleocoordinates 60.1° N, 140.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Yakataga Formation, Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• Uppermost part of Yakataga Formation

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 187069: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 12.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys (Chlamys) chaixensis MacNeil 1967 scallop
Chlamys (Chlamys) lioica Dall 1907 scallop