Barth (1956) - Rush Hill, St Paul (Pleistocene of the United States)

Also known as Rush Hill, St Paul, Pribilof Islands

Where: Aleutians West County, Alaska (57.2° N, 170.4° W: paleocoordinates 57.2° N, 170.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• Sedimentary layer 10 feet thick, the bottom which is exposed at high-tide mark.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; pebbly, tuffaceous, yellow sandstone

• Sand and yellow tuff with rounded pebbles of basalt.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying,

• Collection made by C. Weaver in 1948 and Barth (1956); identified by F. MacNeil. Unknown repositories.

Primary reference: T.F. Barth. 1956. Geology and Petrology of the Pribilof Islands, Alaska. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 1028(F) [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41300: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 11.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Taxonomic list is representative of molluscan faunas
Bivalvia
 Carditida - Astartidae
"Astarte cf. rollandi" = Astarte arctica
"Astarte cf. rollandi" = Astarte arctica Gray 1824 clam
 Myoida -
? Panomya sp. Gray 1857 clam