Porter Shale of Washington (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Washington (46.9° N, 123.3° W: paleocoordinates 46.6° N, 112.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Porter Shale Formation, Early/Lower Oligocene (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale

Primary reference: N. M. Tegland. 1931. The gastropod genus Galeodea in the Oligocene of Washington. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 19(18):397-434 [P. Wagner/K. Koverman/K. Koverman]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40734: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Kimberly Koverman on 28.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae