Point no Point (Miocene of the United States)

Where: St. Mary's County, Maryland (38.1° N, 76.3° W: paleocoordinates 38.3° N, 74.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: St Marys Formation (Chesapeake Group), Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• unclear what zone this is from

Environment/lithology: foreshore; silty, sandy claystone

• foreshore, muddy, shallow shelf
• clay, silt, and very fine to fine sand

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. C. Case. 1904. Systematic Paleontology: Mammalia. Maryland Geological Survey Miocene: Text 1-58 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 70865: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 10.04.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Cetacea -
Siphonocetus clarkianus Cope 1895 whale