Tinnin Locality (H-80-10-4) (Eocene to of the United States)

Also known as H-80-10-4

Where: Yazoo County, Mississippi (32.9° N, 90.4° W: paleocoordinates 33.8° N, 81.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Moodys Branch Formation, Lutetian to Lutetian (47.8 - 33.9 Ma)

• "Late Lutetian-Early Priabonian" (T. Hansen pers. comm.)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; unlithified, burrowed, pyritic, argillaceous, calcareous siltstone

• "pood-good preservation. bryozoans, vertebrae, otoliths, lignite and pyrite also present ."

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical, sieve,

Primary reference: S. R. Elder. 1981. Fossil assemblages of a marine transgressive sand, Moody''s Branch Formation (Upper Eocene), Louisiana and Mississippi. Unpublished M.A. Thesis, University of Texas at Austin 1-140 [T. Hansen/M. Sommers/A. Clement]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 1283: authorized by Thor Hansen, entered by Mike Sommers on 08.04.1999, edited by Jocelyn Sessa

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Eburneopecten scintillatus Conrad 1854 scallop
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Pteria limula Conrad 1833 pearl oyster
vanwinkleae - originally entered as "Ptaria limula"
 Carditida - Astartidae
Lirodiscus jacksonensis Meyer 1885 clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia diversidentata" = Venericardia (Rotundicardia) diversidentata Meyer 1885 clam
Pleuromeris sp. Conrad 1867 clam
originally entered as "Pleuromaris sp."
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
"Corbula densata" = Caryocorbula densata Conrad 1854 clam
 Cardiida - Kelliellidae
Alveinus minutus Conrad 1865 clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Pitar securiformis Conrad 1865 venus clam
Callista annexa Conrad 1865 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellinidae indet. Blainville 1814 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Semelidae
? Abra nitens Lea 1833 abra
jacksonia - originally entered as "? Abra nitens"
 Thraciida - Periplomatidae
Periploma claibornense clam
originally entered as "Feriploma claibornense"
 Poromyida - Verticordiidae
Verticordia cossmanni Dall 1903 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Homomya hamatoides clam
originally entered as "Horomya hamatoides"
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucina subcurta clam
(Lucina subcurta)
"Lucina curta" = Myrtaea (Myrtaea) curta Conrad 1865 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
"Nucula spheniopsis" = Nucula (Nucula) sphenopsis
"Nucula spheniopsis" = Nucula (Nucula) sphenopsis Conrad 1865 nut clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Calorhadia albirupina pointed nut clam
originally entered as "Caloradia albirupina"
Calorhadia mater Meyer 1885 pointed nut clam
Hilgardia multilineata Conrad 1854 pointed nut clam
 Cephalaspidea - Retusidae
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Bullata semen Lea 1833 volute
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Turridae indet. Swainson 1840 turrid
sp. A - originally entered as "Turrid sp."
 Stromboidea - Rostellariidae
 Vanikoroidea - Hipponicidae
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
"Turritella alveata" = Kapalmerella alveata
"Turritella alveata" = Kapalmerella alveata Conrad 1854 turret shell
 Heterostropha - Acteonidae
"Actaeon idoneus" = Acteon idoneus
"Actaeon idoneus" = Acteon idoneus Conrad 1833 snail
originally entered as "Acteon idoneus"
 Tectibranchia - Scaphandridae
Mnestia meyeri Cossmann 1893 snail
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
Pyramidella meyeri Cossmann 1893 snail
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
Actinopterygii indet. ray-finned fish