Between Beal's Bar and Half Way House (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Placer County, California (38.7° N, 121.2° W: paleocoordinates 45.9° N, 89.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Chico Formation, Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• No lithostratigraphic unit assigned to taxon mentioned in text. Similar to material from Chico Formation, California, of same age. Age of the mine shaft collection is imprecise, but it is late Campanian, and probably within the Campanian.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• No geologic data reported in text.
• No lithology reported in text.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: No comments on collection techniques reported in text

Primary reference: L. R. Saul. 1988. Rhectomyax Stewart, 1930 (Bivalvia: Kelliidae); a familial reassignment. Journal of Paleontology 62(3):481 [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35060: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 28.10.2003

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Taxonomic list

• Represents one taxon record described in text. It is the authors opinion that this collection is not representative