Where: Caldwell County, Texas (29.9° N, 97.7° W: paleocoordinates 35.0° N, 78.5° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• small collection-level geographic resolution
When: Tehuacana Limestone Member (Kincaid Formation), Danian (66.0 - 61.6 Ma)
• Tehuacana Limestone Mbr. of Kincaid Fm. is Early Paleocene = Danian according to: Armstrong, A., Nyborg, T., Bishop, G.A., Morales, À.O. and Vega, F.J., 2009. Decapod crustaceans from the Paleocene of Central Texas, USA. Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas, 26(3), pp.745-763.
Environment/lithology: marginal marine; unlithified, gray, yellow claystone
Size class: microfossils
• typical yellowish-grey clays crop out in several slopes just below a fossiliferous zone rich in the casts of Hercoglossa sp. These clays constitute the type locality for Cythereis cancellosa n. sp.
Collection methods: bulk, sieve
Primary reference: C. I. Alexander. 1934. Ostracoda of the Midway (Eocene) of Texas. Journal of Paleontology 8(2):206-237 [S. Cole/S. Cole/G. Hunt]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 191363: authorized by Selina Cole, entered by Selina Cole on 23.01.2018
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