PRI 794: Bartonian, Mississippi

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Gastropoda - Epitoniidae
Cirsotrema (Coroniscala) ranellinum
original and current combination Coroniscala
Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Gryphaeostrea plicatella
Pycnodonta (Pycnodonta) trigonalis
Harris and Palmer 1946
corrected as Pycnodonte
Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea falco
see common names

Country:United States State/province:Mississippi County:Clarke
Coordinates: 31.9° North, 88.7° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:32.5° North, 79.8° West
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Paleogene Epoch:Eocene
Stage:Bartonian 10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 3
Key time interval:Bartonian
Age range of interval:41.30000 - 38.00000 m.y. ago
Geological group:Jackson Formation:Moodys Branch
Stratigraphic resolution:member
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:glauconitic unlithified muddy,calcareous sandstone
Lithology description: Composite lithology from PBDB cols. 3505 and 7317
Environment:marine indet.
Geology comments: Environment from PBDB collection #7317.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:mesofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Collection method comments: Zeuglodon locality. Collected by G.D. Harris, K.V.W. Palmer and R.H. Flowers, 1935. Field notebook No. 31.
Database number:90472
Authorizer:J. Sessa Enterer:L. Eccles, U. Smith
Modifier:L. Eccles Research group:GCP,marine invertebrate
Created:2009-07-29 08:20:00 Last modified:2010-09-28 18:51:35
Access level:group members Released:2014-07-29 08:20:00
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

11845. 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]

Secondary references:

11849 G. D. Harris and K. V. Palmer. 1946. Jackson Eocene mollusks. Bulletins of American Paleontology 30 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik/P. Wagner]
11846 K. V. Palmer and D. C. Brann. 1966. Catalogue of the Paleocene and Eocene Mollusks of the Southern and Eastern United States Part II. Gastropoda. Bulletins of American Paleontology 48:471-1057 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik/J. Sessa]