Edentulous Jaw Site, locality V98012 (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Kern County, California (35.5° N, 117.8° W: paleocoordinates 42.8° N, 100.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Goler Formation, Tiffanian (61.7 - 56.8 Ma)

• Ti2–Ti3

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; sandstone and siltstone

• Sandstone and siltstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: surface (float)

Primary reference: D. L. Lofgren, J. G. Honey, M. C. McKenna, R. L. Zondervan, and E. E. Smith. 2008. Paleocene primates from the Goler Formation of the Mojave Desert in California. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Science Series 41:11-28 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 143202: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 20.04.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Primates - Plesiadapidae
Plesiadapis cf. anceps Simpson 1936 primate
Five m3s (RAM 6960, RAM 6963, RAM 6700, RAM 6961, RAM 6934), 1 m2 (RAM 6446), 1 mx fragment (RAM 6935), 1 mx trigonid (RAM 6946), 1 M3 (RAM 6957), 1 M2(RAM6962), 1 P4 (RAM6931), and 2 I1s (RAM6431, RAM6929)
 Primates - Paromomyidae
Ignacius frugivorus Matthew and Granger 1921 primate
RAM 6433 (M3)