PRI 2160: Ypresian - Lutetian, Alabama

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae
Venericardia cookei Gardner and Bowles 1939
Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae
Pachecoa (Pachecoa) catonis
Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae
Cubitostrea perplicata (Dall 1898)
Dockery 1980
see common names

Country:United States State/province:Alabama County:Covington
Coordinates: 31.3° North, 86.5° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:32.8° North, 73.5° West
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Paleogene Epoch:Eocene
10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 2
Key time interval:Ypresian - Lutetian
Age range of interval:56.00000 - 41.30000 m.y. ago
Geological group:Claiborne Formation:Tallahatta
Stratigraphic resolution:member
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:glauconitic,blue unlithified muddy sandstone
Lithology description: Unlithified muddy glauconitic blue sandstone. Lithology from PBDB # 92642
Environment:shallow subtidal indet.
Geology comments: Environment from PBDB # 92642
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:mesofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Database number:90602
Authorizer:J. Sessa Enterer:L. Eccles
Modifier:L. Eccles Research group:GCP,marine invertebrate
Created:2009-08-10 13:37:26 Last modified:2010-10-08 08:31:46
Access level:group members Released:2014-08-10 13:37:26
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:

11842 D. T. Dockery. 1980. Invertebrate Macropaleontolgy of the Clarke County Mississippi Area. Bulletin - Mississippi Geological, Economic and Topographic Survey 122 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik/L. Eccles]
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]