Little River Beach (Pliocene to of the United States)

Where: Lewis County, California (41.0° N, 124.1° W: paleocoordinates 40.4° N, 123.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pliocene to Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• late Pliocene of Pleistocene

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; unlithified sandstone and unlithified conglomerate

• Highly fossiliferous gravel lense in loose sand

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Focus on corals

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 36867: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 18.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Arca sisquocensis" = Arca (Arca) sisquocensis
"Arca sisquocensis" = Arca (Arca) sisquocensis Reinhart 1937 ark
Echinoidea
 Clypeasteroida - Dendrasteridae
"Anorthoscutum sp." = Scutellaster
"Anorthoscutum sp." = Scutellaster Cragin 1895 sand dollar
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Dendrophyllia ? oldroydi Faustino 1931 stony coral