Lomita Quarry (Pleistocene of the United States)

Also known as LACM 3065

Where: Los Angeles County, California (33.8° N, 118.3° W: paleocoordinates 33.7° N, 118.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Lomita Marl Formation, Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; marl

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Reposited in the LACM

Primary reference: D. P. Domning. 1978. Sirenian evolution in the North Pacific Ocean. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 118:1-176 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 52242: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 01.08.2005, edited by Carrie Schweitzer and Jonathan Marcot

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Cancridae
Glebocarcinus amphioetus4 Rathbun 1898 crab
 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis3
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis3 Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Carcharodon leviathan2 Jordan and Hanibal 1923 white shark
Carcharodon purplei n. sp.3 Jordan and Hanibal 1923 white shark
Carcharodon branneri3 Jordan 1907 white shark
"Carcharodon riversi" = Carcharodon arnoldi3 Jordan 1898 white shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Carcharias virgatulus3 Jordan and Hanibal 1923 sand shark
Carcharias lomitae n. sp.3 Jordan and Hanibal 1923 sand shark
 Suliformes - Sulidae
? Sula willetti1 Miller 1925 booby
 Sirenia - Dugongidae
Hydrodamalinae indet. Palmer 1895 dugong