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Researchers should cite this work as follows:
Hendy A, Walker L (2020): LACM Invertebrate Paleontology. v1.9. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.idigbio.org/resource?r=lacm-ip&v=1.9
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Occurrence; Specimen; Cretaceous Seas of California; Cretaceous World; Eastern Pacific Invertebrate Communities of the Cenozoic; Fossil Insect Collaborative; Occurrence
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The LACMIP collection has a global scope, with the most coverage in North America and Europe. Approximately 72% of collecting localities are in the United States, and the majority are from California.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
No Description available
|Phylum||Arthropoda (arthropods), Mollusca (molluscs), Echinodermata (echinoderms)|
|Living Time Period||Phanerozoic|
|Living Time Period||Pleistocene|
|Living Time Period||Pliocene|
|Living Time Period||Cretaceous|
|Living Time Period||Oligocene|