Where: Stanislaus County, California (37.2° N, 121.3° W: paleocoordinates 41.3° N, 86.9° W)
• coordinate stated in text
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Chico Formation (Asuncion Group), Santonian (85.8 - 83.5 Ma)
• A bed of sandy shale with Santonian fauna.
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, sandy shale
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: quarrying,
• Collected by Bennison.
Primary reference: F.M. Anderson. 1958. Upper Cretaceous of the Pacific Coast. Geological Society of America Memoir 71 [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy] more details
Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis
PaleoDB collection 44272: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 08.09.2004
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