Chipola River, Ocala Fm. (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as Marianna

Where: Jackson County, Florida (30.8° N, 85.2° W: paleocoordinates 31.2° N, 76.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Marianna Formation, Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• Cooke calls this late Eocene in general

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

• hard, creamy-white semicrystalline limestone

Primary reference: C. W. Cooke. 1915. The Age of the Ocala Limestone. US Geological Survey Professional Paper 95(I):107-117 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 57925: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 10.01.2006

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Taxonomic list

Rotaliina
 Nummulitacea - Nummulitidae
Nummulites sp. Lamarck 1801
 Orbitoidacea - Orbitoididae
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca sp. Linnaeus 1758 ark
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris sp. Da Costa 1778 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula sp. Lamarck 1801 scallop
 Carditida - Carditidae
Venericardia sp. Lamarck 1801 clam
Bryozoa
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Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831