Extreme southeast tip of Middleton Island, USGS M1753 (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: Alaska (59.4° N, 146.3° W: paleocoordinates 59.5° N, 145.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 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 187079: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 13.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Chlamys (Chlamys) cf. picoensis" = Chlamys rubida
"Chlamys (Chlamys) cf. picoensis" = Chlamys rubida Hinds 1845 scallop
Subspecies "Chlamys (Chlamys) cf. picoensis chinkopensis"