Temescal Canyon (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: Los Angeles County, California (34.1° N, 118.5° W: paleocoordinates 33.8° N, 117.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. S. Jordan and J. Z. Gilbert. 1919. Fossil fishes of the Pliocene formations of Southern California. Leland Stanford Junior University Publications, University Series 61-64 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186032: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 06.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Squaliformes - Scymnorhinidae
Scymnorhinus occidentalis Agassiz 1856 elasmobranch
 Carchariniformes - Triakidae
Galeorhinus hannibali Jordan and Beal 1910 school shark