Sandy Ridge (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as USGS M8179

Where: Alaska (56.1° N, 160.9° W: paleocoordinates 56.9° N, 159.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Bear Lake Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• 19 m above base of Bear Lake section

Environment/lithology: marine; conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USGS

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: V. A. Zullo, and L. Marincovich, Jr. 1990. Balanoid barnacles from the Miocene of the Alaska Peninsula, and their relevance to the extant boreal barnacle fauna. Journal of Paleontology 64:128-135 [J. Alroy/J. Wertheim/J. Wertheim]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37338: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Jill Wertheim on 12.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Sessilia - Archaeobalanidae