AMa-3 (Naheola Fm) (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Marengo County, Alabama (32.1° N, 87.7° W: paleocoordinates 35.0° N, 69.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Oak Hill Member (Naheola Formation), Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

• Local section name: AMa-3

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; unlithified, glauconitic, gray, sandy, calcareous marl

• lithology described as a sandy marl

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: L. D. Toulmin. 1977. Stratigraphic Distribution of Paleocene and Eocene Fossils in the Eastern Gulf Coast Region. Geological Survey of Alabama, Monograph 13(1):1-602 [M. Patzkowsky/K. Layou/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 2920: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Karen Layou on 22.07.1999

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Rostellariidae
Bivalvia
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia wilcoxensis" = Venericardia (Baluchicardia) wilcoxensis
"Venericardia wilcoxensis" = Venericardia (Baluchicardia) wilcoxensis Dall 1903 clam
"wilcoxensis subsp." - originally entered as "Venericardia wilcoxensis subsp."
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Flabellidae
Flabellum matthewsense stony coral
Flabellum conoideum matthewsense