Sohl and Koch OFR # 926 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Eagle pass; USGS # 8216

Where: Maverick County, Texas (28.7° N, 100.5° W: paleocoordinates 35.0° N, 79.4° W)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Escondido Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• Haustator bilira assemblage zone.

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; gray, silty sandstone

Size class: mesofossils

Reposited in the USGS

• Stephenson collection

Primary reference: N. F. Sohl and C. F. Koch. 1984. Upper Cretaceous (Maestrichtian) larger invertebrate Fossils from the Haustator bilira Assemblage Zone in the west gulf Coastal Plain. USGS Open File Report 84-687:1-282 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 4600: authorized by Matt Kosnik, entered by Matt Kosnik on 14.08.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca sp. Linnaeus 1758 ark
Arca sp.
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia (Anomia) ornata Gabb 1876 jingle
Anomia (Anomia) ornata Gabb
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Crassostrea cortex oyster
Crassostrea cortex (Conrad)
Bryozoa
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Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Bryozoa (encrusting)