San Nicolas Island (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: California (33.2° N, 119.5° W: paleocoordinates 33.2° N, 119.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Rancholabrean (0.3 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: B. Kurten and E. Anderson. 1980. Pleistocene mammals of North America 1-442 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 81921: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 18.07.2008, edited by Erica Clites and Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Patellogastropoda - Lottiidae
"Collisella edmitchelli" = Lottia2
"Collisella edmitchelli" = Lottia2 limpet
abundant on higher terraces (11 through 5 of Vedder and Norris 1963)
Aves
 Anseriformes - Anatidae
Chendytes lawi1 Miller 1925 Law's diving-goose
Mammalia
 Carnivora - Otariidae
Callorhinus ursinus Linnaeus 1758 northern fur seal
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Enhydra lutris3 Linnaeus 1758 sea otter
sea otter?