Tierra Loma Quad., California (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: California (36.6° N, 120.7° W: paleocoordinates 41.2° N, 99.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

• Martinez stage

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified shale

• Grey clay shale float

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 36865: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 18.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Corals only
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
"Platycyathus grahami n. sp." = Trochocyathus (Platycyathus)
"Platycyathus grahami n. sp." = Trochocyathus (Platycyathus) stony coral