Station 9, near Lockhart, Caldwell Co., TX (Paleocene of the United States)

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

• 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.

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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Taxonomic list

• This references only lists taxa for which the locality is the type section. Other ostracode and foraminiferan taxa are almost certainly present.
Ostracoda
 Podocopida - Cytheridae
Cythereis cancellosa n. sp. Alexander 1934 ostracod