PRI 3147 (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Stafford County, Virginia (38.4° N, 77.4° W: paleocoordinates 39.0° N, 58.5° 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 91127: authorized by Jocelyn Sessa, entered by Laurie Eccles on 05.09.2009, edited by Ursula Smith

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris (Glycymeris) idonea Conrad 1865 clam
Glycymeris (Glycymeris) idonea subsp. A
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys "sp. B" Röding 1798 scallop
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatella aquiana Clark 1895 clam
Bathytormus alaeformis Conrad 1830 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina williamsi Clark 1895 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Nemocardium "sp. C" Meek 1876 cockle
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana cliftonensis pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
Serpulorbis sp. Sasso 1827 worm shell