Banks of Pamunkey River at county boundary (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: New Kent or King William County, Virginia (37.6° N, 77.1° W: paleocoordinates 37.6° N, 71.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: NP 24 nannofossil zone, Old Church Formation (Chesapeake Group), Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. E. Weems. 2014. Paleogene chelonians from Maryland and Virginia. PaleoBios 31(1):1-32 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 167203: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 08.03.2015, edited by Evangelos Vlachos and Mark Uhen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Apalone lima2 softshell turtle
Two costal fragments (CMM-V-4661) collected by R. Ison
 Testudines - Pancheloniidae
Carolinochelys wilsoni Hay 1923 turtle
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
"Hesperotestudo (Caudochelys) wilsoni" = Geochelone (Hesperotestudo) wilsoni2
"Hesperotestudo (Caudochelys) wilsoni" = Geochelone (Hesperotestudo) wilsoni2 Milstead 1956 turtle
right humerus (CMM-V-4667) collected by R. George.
 Testudines - Panemydidae
Trachemys sp.2 Agassiz 1857 slider
One posterior right peripheral (CMM-V-4663). Collected by R. Ison
Chrysemys isoni n. sp.2 Weems and George 2001 turtle
One largely complete nuchal element (CMM-V- 4664)
Mammalia
 Cetacea - Eomysticetidae
Micromysticetus sp.1 Sanders and Barnes 2002 whale
CMM-V- 5011