Montgomery Landing (H-76-75-9) (Eocene to of the United States)

Also known as H-76-75

Where: Winn County, Louisiana (32.2° N, 92.1° W: paleocoordinates 33.3° N, 82.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Yazoo Clay 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, silty, calcareous shale

• "preservation is fairly good on the few identifiable shells."

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 Unpublished M.A. Thesis, University of Texas at Austin 1-140 [T. Hansen/M. Sommers/A. Clement]more details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 1416: authorized by Thor Hansen, entered by Mike Sommers on 13.04.1999

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Eburneopecten scintillatus Conrad 1854 scallop
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Lucina curta" = Myrtaea (Myrtaea) curta
"Lucina curta" = Myrtaea (Myrtaea) curta Conrad 1865 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
 Cardiida - Kelliellidae
Alveinus minutus Conrad 1865 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Pitar securiformis Conrad 1865 venus clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Homomya hamatoides clam
originally entered as "Horomya hamatoides"
 Nuculanida - Yoldiidae
Yoldia sp. Möller 1842 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
"Nucula spheniopsis" = Nucula (Nucula) sphenopsis
"Nucula spheniopsis" = Nucula (Nucula) sphenopsis Conrad 1865 nut clam
 Gadilida - Gadilidae
Cadulus sp. Philippi 1844 tusk shell
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1795 snail
misc. gastropods, 3 species
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
Natica permunda Conrad 1854 moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Rostellariidae
 Cerithioidea - Turritellidae
"Turritella alveata" = Kapalmerella alveata
"Turritella alveata" = Kapalmerella alveata Conrad 1854 turret shell