Moonstone Beach (Pleistocene of the United States)

Also known as CSU 205

Where: Humboldt County, California (40.8° N, 124.2° W: paleocoordinates 40.5° N, 123.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Irvingtonian (1.8 - 0.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: C. A. Repenning. 1976. Enhydra and Enhydriodon from the Pacific Coast of North America. Journal of Research of the United States Geological Survey 4(3):305-315 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]more details

PaleoDB collection 20421: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 05.08.1996, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

• "Irvingtonian or younger"
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Enhydra macrodonta Kilmer 1972 sea otter
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus sp. Brookes 1828 mammoth