M 700 (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Clay County, Georgia (31.6° N, 85.0° W: paleocoordinates 33.7° N, 67.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Greggs Landing Marl Member (Tuscahoma Formation), Thanetian (59.2 - 56.0 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: K. V. Palmer and D. C. Brann. 1965. Catalogue of the Paleocene and Eocene mollusca of the southern and eastern United States. Part 1. Pelecypoda, Amphineura, Peteropoda, Scaphopoda and Cephalopoda. Bulletins of American Paleontology 48:1-471 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 98635: authorized by Jocelyn Sessa, entered by Ursula Smith on 15.10.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Chlamys greggi" = Dhondtichlamys greggi
"Chlamys greggi" = Dhondtichlamys greggi Harris 1897 scallop
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae