TU 66 - Byram [Byram Marl] (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Hinds County, Mississippi (32.2° N, 90.2° W: paleocoordinates 32.5° N, 83.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Byram Marl Formation, Early/Lower Oligocene (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Byram Marl, for which lithostratigraphic relations are not discussed. AGE: Early Oligocene. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within formation.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; marl

• ENVIRONMENT: Carbonate.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Marl. LITHIFICATION: Unknown.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Vokes & Vokes; reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: E. Vokes and H. Vokes. REPOSITORY: USNM.

Primary reference: E. H. Vokes and H. E. Vokes. 2000. Catalogue of Tulane University fossil localities. Unpublished notes [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92540: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 17.11.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to taxa described in text, and subsequent publications. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication with modern nomenclature and species-resolution identifications.
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Poirieria (Panamurex) macneili n. sp. Vokes 1970 murex snail