M 861 (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Wilcox County, Alabama (31.9° N, 87.1° W: paleocoordinates 34.5° N, 68.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Naheola Formation (Midway Group), Selandian (61.6 - 59.2 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 98437: authorized by Jocelyn Sessa, entered by Laurie Eccles on 06.10.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Carditida - Crassatellidae
"Crassatella sepulcollis" = Crassatella aquiana
"Crassatella sepulcollis" = Crassatella aquiana Clark 1895 clam