M 732 (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Charles County, Maryland (38.4° N, 77.0° W: paleocoordinates 38.9° N, 58.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aquia Formation (Pamunkey Group), Thanetian (59.2 - 56.0 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 99274: authorized by Jocelyn Sessa, entered by Ursula Smith on 04.11.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina williamsi Clark 1895 tellin clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana cultelliformis pointed nut clam