West branch Agua Media Creek (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Kern County, California (35.5° N, 119.9° W: paleocoordinates 36.2° N, 105.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Domengine Formation, Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified sandstone

• No information given; lithology and lithification based on general characteristics of formation. Lithified also indicated by fossil preservation.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the LACM

• Repository: formerly UCLA

Primary reference: G. A. Cooper. 1959. Genera of Tertiary and Recent rhynchonelloid brachiopods. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 130(5):1-90 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187474: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 30.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Rhynchonellida - Basiliolidae
Eohemithyris alexi Hertlein and Grant 1944