V-6726, Fossil Point, Coos County, Oregon, approximately 900 meters southwest of Pigeon Point and about 2400 meters north of Charleston, Coos County, Oregon (Fig.
UF 238-19901, 19905, 19907, 19908, 262-17746 (Clarno Formation, Oregon), DMNH 24518, UCMP
PA 20645, 20669, USNM sn, (Green River Formation, Colorado).
Collected fossil specimens are deposited in the University of California Museum of Paleontology (UCMP).
The Peruviella dolium paleocommunity at UCMP 11087 (Table 1) is a low-richness assemblage dominated by this large (up to 95.5 mm length, 79.25 mm width) gastropod (Figure 1).
Also, except for 9 specimens retained by Alden Miller and catalogued at the University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley (UCMP), none of the collection has ever been catalogued (In a letter dated 1932 A.
499 571 94 Number of bones Current counts collections Species At UCMP LRCM SBNMH Pelecanus occidentalis 1 0 Ciconia maltha 16 4 Chen caeulescens (Chen?) 1 0 Anas platyrhynchos 5 1 Anas strepera 0 2 Anas americana 0 1 Anas crecca 0 5 Cathartes aura 14 11 Gymnogyps amplus (californianus) 1 4 Coragyps (Catharista) occidentalis 0 4 Teratornis merriami 4 34 Haliaetus leucocephalus 15 57 Circus cyaneus (hudsonius) 0 2 Accipiter striates (velox) 0 9 Accipiter cooperi 50 32 Accipiter gentilis (Astur atricapillus) 10 0 Buteogallus (Geranoaetus) fragilis 51 54 Buteo lineatus 52 23 Buteo jamaicensis (borealis) 137 208 Buteo regalis 68 11 Buteo cf.
In a search of more than 100 curated specimens, three individuals of the Cretaceous brachiopod, Waconella wacoensis, from the Albian Duck Creek Formation have been found in the collections of the University of California Museum of Paleontology (UCMP) that have examples of Podichnus centrifugalis on them.
Specimens of Waconella wacoensis are from UCMP localities A-5207 and A-5050.
Institutional abbreviations are: LACM, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.; MAUL, Museo dell'Ambiente, Lecce University, Puglia, Italy; OCPC, Orange County Paleontology Collection, Santa Ana, California, U.S.A.; UCMP
, University of California Museum of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley, California, U.S.A.; USNM, United States National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
This is becoming easier as knowledge of the tree of life is becoming more accessible in books (for example, Dawkins  and Cracraft & Donoghue ) and Internet sites, most notably the Tree of Life (tolweb.org) and the University of California Museum of Paleontology (ucmp
Abbreviations for museums include: MCZ, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University; SBCM, San Bernardino County Museum; UCMP, University of California Museum of Paleontology.
We confirm the presence of plesiomorphic Xantusia specimens in at least seven Barstovian deposits in California (UCMP localities V5501, V6447, V6449, V6463, V65145, V65147, V6604; also SBCM locality 1.130.37, possibly equivalent to UCMP V65147).