Merrick's Bay (Oligocene of the United States)

Also known as LACM 5561

Where: Clallam County, Washington (48.2° N, 124.1° W: paleocoordinates 47.9° N, 115.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Pysht Formation, Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. M. J. Hunt and L. G. Barnes. 1994. Basicranial evidence for ursid affinity of the oldest pinnipeds. Proceedings of the San Diego Society of Natural History 29:57-67 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 191171: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 12.01.2018

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Carnivora - Desmatophocidae
cf. Allodesmus sp. Kellogg 1922 pinniped