Clatskanie, Columbia Co., Oregon (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Oregon (46.1° N, 123.3° W: paleocoordinates 45.7° N, 112.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pittsburg Bluff Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• Lower Oligocene

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, glauconitic sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. W. Durham. 1943. Pacific Coast Cretaceous and Tertiary corals. Journal of Paleontology 17(2):196-202 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36861: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 18.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Corals only
 Scleractinia - Flabellidae
Flabellum oregonense n. sp. Durham 1943 stony coral