M 124 (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Queen Annes County, Maryland (39.0° N, 76.2° W: paleocoordinates 39.4° N, 57.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aquia Formation (Pamunkey Group), Late/Upper Paleocene (58.7 - 55.8 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: K. V. Palmer and D. C. Brann. 1965. Catalogue of the Paleocene and Eocene mollusca of the southern and eastern United States. Part 1. Pelecypoda, Amphineura, Peteropoda, Scaphopoda and Cephalopoda. Bulletins of American Paleontology 48:1-471 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 91720: authorized by Jocelyn Sessa, entered by Laurie Eccles on 18.10.2009, edited by Ursula Smith

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Bathytormus alaeformis Conrad 1830 clam
 Carditida - Carditidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Nemocardium "sp. C" Meek 1876 cockle
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
Gastropoda
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
Serpulorbis "sp." Sasso 1827 worm shell