Tinnin Locality (H-80-10-2) (Eocene to of the United States)

Also known as H-80-10-2

Where: Yazoo County, Mississippi (32.9° N, 90.4° W: paleocoordinates 33.8° N, 81.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Moodys Branch Formation, Lutetian to Lutetian (47.8 - 33.9 Ma)

• "Late Lutetian-Early Priabonian" (T. Hansen pers. comm.)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; unlithified, burrowed, pyritic, sandy, calcareous shale

• "fair-good preservation. many shells crushed. vertebrae, otoliths, lignite and pyrite present in sample."

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical, sieve,

Primary reference: S. R. Elder. 1981. Fossil assemblages of a marine transgressive sand, Moody''s Branch Formation (Upper Eocene), Louisiana and Mississippi. Unpublished M.A. Thesis, University of Texas at Austin 1-140 [T. Hansen/M. Sommers/A. Clement]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 1282: authorized by Thor Hansen, entered by Mike Sommers on 08.04.1999, edited by Jocelyn Sessa

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
Actinopterygii indet. ray-finned fish
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
misc. bivalves, 1 sp.
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Eburneopecten scintillatus Conrad 1854 scallop
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Pteria limula Conrad 1833 pearl oyster
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Lucina curta" = Myrtaea (Myrtaea) curta Conrad 1865 clam
Lucina subcurta clam
this was listed as (L. subcurta)
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
 Cardiida - Kelliellidae
Alveinus minutus Conrad 1865 clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Callista annexa Conrad 1865 venus clam
Pitar securiformis Conrad 1865 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellinidae indet. Blainville 1814 tellin clam
 Thraciida - Periplomatidae
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Homomya hamatoides clam
originally entered as "Horomya hamatoides"
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia diversidentata" = Venericardia (Rotundicardia) diversidentata
"Venericardia diversidentata" = Venericardia (Rotundicardia) diversidentata Meyer 1885 clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Bathytormus flexurus Conrad 1854 clam
 Nuculanida - Nuculanidae
Calorhadia mater Meyer 1885 pointed nut clam
Nuculana sp. Link 1807 pointed nut clam
Hilgardia multilineata Conrad 1854 pointed nut clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
"Nucula spheniopsis" = Nucula (Nucula) sphenopsis Conrad 1865 nut clam
Nucula cf. smithvillensis Stenzel and Twining 1957 nut clam
originally entered as "Nucula cf. smithvillensis"
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1795 snail
misc. gastropods, 2 species
 Sorbeoconcha - Hipponicidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
Euspira jacksonensis Harris and Palmer 1947 moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Rostellariidae
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Bullata semen Lea 1833 volute
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Turridae indet. Swainson 1840 turrid
sp. A - originally entered as "Turrid sp."
Sinistrella americana Aldrich 1885 turrid
 Cerithioidea - Turritellidae
"Turritella alveata" = Kapalmerella alveata
"Turritella alveata" = Kapalmerella alveata Conrad 1854 turret shell
 Opisthobranchia - Retusidae
 Heterostropha - Pyramidellidae
Pyramidella meyeri Cossmann 1893 snail
 Heterostropha - Acteonidae
"Actaeon idoneus" = Acteon idoneus
"Actaeon idoneus" = Acteon idoneus Conrad 1833 snail
originally entered as "Acteon idoneus"