UCMP V-6878 (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: Stanislaus County, California (37.6° N, 120.6° W: paleocoordinates 37.5° N, 119.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Mehrten Formation, Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the UCMP

• "All teeth were recovered by water washing sediments through sieves" Casteel and Hutchison 1973, p360

Primary reference: R. W. Casteel and J. H. Hutchison. 1973. Orthodon (Actinopterygii, Cyprinidae) from the Pliocene and Pleistocene of California. Copeia 2:358-361 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 67489: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 21.11.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Cypriniformes - Cyprinidae
Orthodon sp. Girard 1856 carp-like fish
41 teeth
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Hesperotestudo orthopygia Cope 1878 turtle