PRI 2296 (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Stafford County, Virginia (38.4° N, 77.4° W: paleocoordinates 38.8° N, 61.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Nanjemoy Formation (Pamunkey Group), Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 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 101317: authorized by Jocelyn Sessa, entered by Ursula Smith on 20.12.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris (Glycymeris) idonea Conrad 1865 clam
Glycymeris (Glycymeris) idonea subsp. A
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina williamsi Clark 1895 tellin clam