CAS loc. 1132, Pacific Beach (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: San Diego County, California (32.8° N, 117.2° W: paleocoordinates 32.6° N, 116.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: San Diego Formation, Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C. H. Sternberg; reposited in the CAS

Primary reference: L. G. Hertlein. 1929. A new Pecten from the San Diego Pliocene. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series 18(5):215 [J. Marcot/J. Marcot]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 206342: authorized by Jonathan Marcot, entered by Jonathan Marcot on 12.11.2019

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten (Plagioctenium) ericellus n. sp." = Argopecten ericellus
"Pecten (Plagioctenium) ericellus n. sp." = Argopecten ericellus Hertlein 1929 calico scallop
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Carcharias virgatulus n. sp. Jordan and Hanibal 1923 sand shark
only said to be "from Pleistocene deposits, Sand Diego formation at Pacific Beach" so maybe different locality?