Helsing Junction: Chattian, Washington

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Cetacea - Aetiocetidae
Salishicetus meadi n. gen., n. sp. Peredo and Pyenson 2018
1 specimen
UWBM 50004
see common names

Country:United States State/province:Washington
Coordinates: 46.8° North, 123.1° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:46.5° North, 114.2° West
Basis of coordinate:stated in text
Period:Paleogene Epoch:Oligocene
Stage:Chattian 10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 4
Key time interval:Chattian
Age range of interval:28.10000 - 23.03000 m.y. ago
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: "siliciclastic"
Environment:marine indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:general faunal/floral analysis
Database number:185376
Authorizer:M. Uhen Enterer:C. Peredo
Research group:vertebrate
Created:2017-04-20 15:02:29 Last modified:2017-04-20 15:02:29
Access level:authorizer only Released:2019-04-20 15:02:29
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

62159. C. M. Peredo and N. D. Pyenson. 2018. Salishicetus meadi, a new aetiocetid from the late Oligocene of Washington State and implications for feeding transitions in early mysticete evolution. Royal Society Open Science 5(4):172336 [M. Uhen/C. Peredo/C. Peredo]