AMa-4 (Naheola Fm): Paleocene, Alabama

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Flabellidae
Flabellum matthewsense
1 specimen
Flabellum conoideum matthewsense
Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae
Venericardia wilcoxensis Dall 1903
2 specimens
recombined as Venericardia (Baluchicardia) wilcoxensis
"wilcoxensis subsp." - originally entered as "Venericarida wilcoxensis subsp."
Bivalvia - Arcida - Cucullaeidae
Cucullaea macrodonta
2 specimens
Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula mediavia Harris 1896
1 specimen
recombined as Nucula (Nucula) mediavia
Gastropoda - Rostellariidae
Calyptraphorus sp. Conrad 1857
1 specimen
originally entered as "Calyptraphorus spp."
see common names

Country:United States State/province:Alabama County:Marengo
Coordinates: 32.2° North, 87.8° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:35.0° North, 69.1° West
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:small collection
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
Formation:Naheola Member:Oak Hill
Stratigraphic resolution:group of beds
Stratigraphy comments: Local section name: AMa-4
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:gray unlithified calcareous marl
Lithology description: lithology described as a marl
Environment:shallow subtidal indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:mesofossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:field collection
Reason for describing collection:biostratigraphic analysis
Database number:2921
Authorizer:M. Patzkowsky Enterer:K. Layou
Modifier:L. Eccles Research group:GCP,marine invertebrate
Created:1999-07-22 08:00:49 Last modified:2011-09-30 10:07:11
Access level:the public Released:1999-07-22 08:00:49
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]