AMa-3 (Naheola Fm): Paleocene, Alabama

List of taxa
Where & when
Geology
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Flabellidae
Flabellum matthewsense
5 specimens
Flabellum conoideum matthewsense
Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae
Venericardia wilcoxensis Dall 1903
6 specimens
recombined as Venericardia (Baluchicardia) wilcoxensis
"wilcoxensis subsp." - originally entered as "Venericardia wilcoxensis subsp."
Bivalvia - Arcida - Cucullaeidae
Cucullaea macrodonta
4 specimens
Gastropoda - Rostellariidae
Calyptraphorus aldrichi
7 specimens
see common names

Geography
Country:United States State/province:Alabama County:Marengo
Coordinates: 32.1° North, 87.7° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:35.0° North, 69.0° West
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:small collection
Time
Period:Paleogene Epoch:Paleocene
10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 1
*Period:Tertiary *Local age/stage:Landenian
Key time interval:Paleocene
Age range of interval:66.00000 - 56.00000 m.y. ago
* legacy (obsolete) database fields
Stratigraphy
Formation:Naheola Member:Oak Hill
Stratigraphic resolution:group of beds
Stratigraphy comments: Local section name: AMa-3
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:glauconitic,gray unlithified sandy,calcareous marl
Lithology description: lithology described as a sandy marl
Environment:shallow subtidal indet.
Taphonomy
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:mesofossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:field collection
Reason for describing collection:biostratigraphic analysis
Metadata
Database number:2920
Authorizer:M. Patzkowsky Enterer:K. Layou
Modifier:L. Eccles Research group:GCP,marine invertebrate
Created:1999-07-22 07:55:42 Last modified:2011-09-30 10:06:47
Access level:the public Released:1999-07-22 07:55:42
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

124. L. D. Toulmin. 1977. Stratigraphic Distribution of Paleocene and Eocene Fossils in the Eastern Gulf Coast Region. Geological Survey of Alabama, Monograph 13(1):1-602 [M. Patzkowsky/K. Layou/P. Mannion]

Secondary references:

29915 J. A. Sessa, T. J. Bralower, M. E. Patzkowsky, J. C. Handley, and L. C. Ivany. 2012. Environmental and biological controls on the diversity and ecology of Late Cretaceous through early Paleogene marine ecosystems in the US Gulf Coastal Plain. Paleobiology 38(2):218-239 [M. Patzkowsky/J. Sessa/J. Sessa]