Coleville River at Ocean Point (Pleistocene of the United States)

Also known as USGS 627

Where: North Slope County, Alaska (70.4° N, 150.4° W: paleocoordinates 70.6° N, 150.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• lower or middle Pleistocene

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; unlithified sandstone and siltstone

• Gravel, sand, silt, and clay.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: quarrying,

• Collections held at USNM, University of California, USGS (Washington) and USGS (Denver)

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 187076: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 12.07.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Representative of invertebrates
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys (Chlamys) beringiana scallop
Subspecies "Chlamys (Chlamys) beringiana colvillensis"