Bed V, Stone City Bluff (type locality Stone City beds) (Eocene to of the United States)

Where: Brazos County, Texas (30.6° N, 96.5° W: paleocoordinates 32.4° N, 86.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Stone City Formation, Lutetian to Lutetian (47.8 - 38.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified, glauconitic, shelly/skeletal, gray, silty, carbonaceous shale and poorly lithified, glauconitic, micaceous, shelly/skeletal, argillaceous siltstone

• soft and plastic when wet or friable when dry, medium light gray or medium dark-gray when wet, laminated, lignitic, sparsely fossiliferous, slightly glauconitic, limonitic, slightly silty shale containing some lenses of coherent crumbly when dry or slightly plastic when wet, light olive-gray, very thinly bedded, fossiliferous, slightly muscovitic, and glauconitic, argillaceous silt up to 0.7 ft thick; a lens of soft to crumbly, olive-gray or olive-black, lenticluar, fossiliferous, very fine-grained glauconite arenite up to 0.35 ft thick near the base of the bed

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. B. Stenzel, E. K. Krause, and J. T. Twining. 1957. Pelecypoda from the type locality of the Stone City beds (Middle Eocene) of Texas. University of Texas Publication (5704) [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41440: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 14.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia ephippioides Gabb 1860 jingle