M 340 (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Cecil County, Maryland (39.4° N, 75.9° W: paleocoordinates 39.7° N, 57.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• member-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 92162: authorized by Jocelyn Sessa, entered by Laurie Eccles on 02.11.2009, edited by Ursula Smith

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
 Carditida - Carditidae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Dosiniopsis lenticularis Rogers 1838 venus clam