Panoche-Dos Palos Road (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as UCMP locality V7060, UCMP locality A9717, LSJU locality 2073

Where: Fresno County, California (36.6° N, 120.7° W: paleocoordinates 41.1° N, 99.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Ynezian foram zone, Lodo Formation, Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; marl

• 15 cm thick, medium-grained, poorly to well indurated, light brown glauconitic marl bed

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the UCMP

• some collections made by screen-washing

Primary reference: B. J. Welton. 1974. Preliminary note on the Paleocene elasmobranchs of the Lodo Formation, Fresno County, California. The Paleogene of the Panoche Creek-Cantua Creek Area, Central California, Fall Field Trip Guidebook, Pacific Section, SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology) 91-97 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 189952: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 21.11.2017, edited by Jonathan Marcot

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• molluscs reported to be present, described by White 1940
 Carditida - Carditidae
Venericardia (Glyptoactis) keenae n. sp. Verástegui 1953 clam
Venericardia (Pacificor) argentea n. sp. Verástegui 1953 clam
Venericardia (Pacificor) mulleri n. sp. Verástegui 1953 clam
 Squaliformes - Dalatiidae
Isistius cf. trituratus Winkler 1874 elasmobranch
 Squaliformes - Centrophoridae
Centrophorus sp. Müller and Henle 1837 gulper shark
 Squatiniformes - Squatinidae
Squatina sp. Dumeril 1806 angel shark
 Plagiostomi - Squalidae
Squalus sp. Linnaeus 1758 dogfish shark
 Euselachii - Galeidae
cf. Triakis sp. elasmobranch
 Euselachii - Pliotremidae
Pliotrema sp. elasmobranch
 Myliobatiformes - Platyrhinidae
 Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae
"Lamna cf. appendiculata" = Cretolamna appendiculata
"Lamna cf. appendiculata" = Cretolamna appendiculata Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis cf. tingitana sand tiger shark
Odontaspis cf. whitei sand tiger shark
 Carchariniformes - Triakidae
cf. Mustelus sp. hound shark
 Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae
Heterodontus sp. de Blainville 1816 bullhead shark
 Euselachii -
Orectolobiformes indet. Applegate 1972 carpet shark
 Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae