GCl-2 (Clayton Fm) (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Clay County, Georgia (30.7° N, 84.9° W: paleocoordinates 33.2° N, 65.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: lower Member (Clayton Formation), Danian (66.0 - 61.6 Ma)

• Local section name: GCl-2

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; gray sandstone

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: L. D. Toulmin. 1977. Stratigraphic Distribution of Paleocene and Eocene Fossils in the Eastern Gulf Coast Region. Geological Survey of Alabama, Monograph 13 1:1-602 [M. Patzkowsky/K. Layou/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 2825: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Karen Layou on 21.07.1999

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Carditida - Carditidae
Venericardia sp. Lamarck 1801 clam
originally entered as "Venericardia spp."
 Pholadida - Teredinidae
Teredo sp. Linnaeus 1758 clam
originally entered as "Teredo spp."
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
"Turritella mortoni" = Kapalmerella mortoni, Turritella humerosa
"Turritella mortoni" = Kapalmerella mortoni Conrad 1830 turret shell
Turritella humerosa Conrad 1835 turret shell