Milky River (M8662) (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as USGS M8662

Where: Alaska (56.0° N, 160.1° W: paleocoordinates 57.4° N, 157.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bear Lake Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• fossils from unnamed upper member, 557 m above base of section

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

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 37339: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Jill Wertheim on 12.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Sessilia - Balanidae
Balanus cf. nubilus Darwin 1854 barnacle