PRI 2220a (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Clay County, Georgia (31.6° N, 85.0° W: paleocoordinates 34.1° N, 65.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Clayton Formation (Midway Group), Danian (66.0 - 61.6 Ma)

• See also PRI 2220b

• formation-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 90641: authorized by Jocelyn Sessa, entered by Laurie Eccles on 11.08.2009, edited by Ursula Smith

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca "sp. A" Linnaeus 1758 ark
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae