Kanaga Island (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Alaska (51.8° N, 177.3° W: paleocoordinates 51.8° N, 177.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

• early or middle Pleistocene

Environment/lithology: foreshore; sandstone

• Green tuffaceous sandstone

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 187086: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 13.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys (Chlamys) islandica Müller 1776 scallop
Chlamys (Chlamys) islandica kanagae