Grays Harbor (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as UWBM C0343

Where: Grays Harbor County, Washington (47.0° N, 121.9° W: paleocoordinates 46.9° N, 118.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Montesano Formation, Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• Mohnian-Delmontian benthic foram stage, and Wishkahan Provincial Molluscan Stage of Addicott (1976)

Environment/lithology: marine

Primary reference: L. G. Barnes and K. Hirota. 1995. Miocene pinnipeds of the otariid subfamily Allodesminae in the North Pacific Ocean: Systematics and relationships. The Island Arc 3:329-360 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 59183: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 20.03.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Euselachii - Galeidae
"Squalus occidentalis" = Gyrace occidentalis1
"Squalus occidentalis" = Gyrace occidentalis1 Agassiz 1856 elasmobranch
 Carnivora - Desmatophocidae
Allodesmus demerei n. sp.2 Boessenecker and Churchill 2018 pinniped