Acree Mill Creek (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Covington County, Alabama (31.3° N, 86.6° W: paleocoordinates 31.8° N, 77.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Gosport Formation, Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic, phosphatic sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: F. S. MacNeil. 1946. Geology of Southeastern Alabama. Southeastern Geological Society Field Trip Guidebook 4:1-91 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 133042: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 31.08.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Tubothalamea
 Miliolida - Miliolidae
 Miliolida - Hauerinidae
Foraminifera
 Lituolida - Lituolidae
 Buliminoidea - Buliminidae
Nodosariata
 Polymorphinida - Polymorphinidae
? Sigmomorphina inequalis
var. terquemiana
 Robertinida - Ceratobuliminidae
Lamarckina sp. Berthelin 1881
Globothalamea
 Rotaliida - Discorbidae
 Rotaliida - Gavelinellidae
Gyroidina soldanii
var. octocamerata
 Rotaliida - Nonionidae
 Rotaliida - Cibicididae
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys deshayesii Lea 1833 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Ostrea trigonalis" = Gigantostrea trigonalis
"Ostrea trigonalis" = Gigantostrea trigonalis Conrad 1854 oyster
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia alticostata" = Venericardia (Claibornicardia) alticostata
"Venericardia alticostata" = Venericardia (Claibornicardia) alticostata Conrad 1833 clam
Echinoidea
 Clypeasteroida - Protoscutellidae
Periarchus sp. Conrad 1866 sand dollar
Mammalia
 Placentalia -
Cetacea indet. Brisson 1762 whale