2.5 miles NE of Clayton (Eocene to of the United States)

Where: California (38.0° N, 121.9° W: paleocoordinates 38.3° N, 108.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Domengine Formation, Lutetian to Lutetian (47.8 - 38.0 Ma)

• Cited as middle Eocene Domengine "stage"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. W. Vaughan. 1900. The Eocene and lower Oligocene coral faunas of the United States with descriptions of a few doubtfully Cretaceous species. United States Geological Survey, Monograph 39:1-263 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36858: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 18.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Corals only
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Trochocyathus stantoni n. sp. Vaughan 1900 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Flabellidae
Flabellum californicum Vaughan 1900 stony coral