Top of Pico Formation, northwest corner (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: California (34.5° N, 119.3° W: paleocoordinates 34.4° N, 118.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Top of Pico Formation

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UCMP

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 187077: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 12.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Chlamys (Chlamys) picoensis" = Chlamys rubida
"Chlamys (Chlamys) picoensis" = Chlamys rubida Hinds 1845 scallop