PRI 1270 (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Stafford County, Virginia (38.4° N, 77.4° W: paleocoordinates 39.0° N, 58.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aquia Formation (Pamunkey Group), Thanetian (59.2 - 56.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: 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]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 101316: authorized by Jocelyn Sessa, entered by Ursula Smith on 20.12.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Carditida - Carditidae
Venericardia (Venericor) regia Conrad 1865 clam
Dosiniopsis lenticularis meeki
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Dosiniopsis lenticularis Rogers 1838 venus clam
Dosiniopsis lenticularis meeki