LGS 12: Danian - Thanetian, Louisiana

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Bivalvia - Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia rufa
Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae
Venericardia sp. Lamarck 1801
see common names

Country:United States State/province:Louisiana County:Sabine
Coordinates: 31.8° North, 93.5° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:35.7° North, 75.0° West
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Paleogene Epoch:Paleocene
10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 1
Key time interval:Danian - Thanetian
Age range of interval:66.00000 - 56.00000 m.y. ago
Geological group:Midway Formation:Logansport
Stratigraphic resolution:formation
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: not reported
Includes fossils?Y
Lithology description: Collected from ferruginous float.
Environment:marine indet.
Modes of preservation:cast
Size of fossils:macrofossils,mesofossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:field collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Database number:99713
Authorizer:J. Sessa Enterer:L. Eccles
Modifier:L. Eccles Research group:GCP,marine invertebrate
Created:2010-11-19 12:47:18 Last modified:2011-02-16 17:53:30
Access level:group members Released:2015-11-19 12:47:18
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

35012. J. O. Barry and R. J. LeBlanc. 1942. Lower Eocene Faunal Units of Lousiana. Geological Bulletin of the state of Louisiana Dept. of Conservation (23)1-208 [J. Sessa/L. Eccles/L. Eccles]