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Monday, February 6, 2017
Pinnixa Galliheri Rathbun Crab. Miocene Age. Carmel Valley, CA
The Miocene Epoch was 23.03 to 5.3 million years ago. Two major ecosystems made their first
appearances: kelp forests and grasslands. In North America, the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Mountain ranges formed.