USGS 14287 - Patton Creek [Chickasawhay Lmst] (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Wanye County, Mississippi (31.6° N, 88.6° W: paleocoordinates 31.9° N, 82.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Chickasawhay Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Mansfield, MacNeil

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: W.C. Mansfield, F.S. MacNeil. REPOSITORY: USNM.

Primary reference: C. W. Cooke. 1959. Cenozoic echinoids of eastern United States. United States Geological Survey Professional Papers 321:1-106 [L. Villier/L. Villier/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 155937: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 04.05.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to echinoidea, but molluscs are probably present. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication with species-resolution identifications, but somewhat antiquated nomenclature.
 Arbacioida - Arbaciidae
Arbia aldrichi Clark and Twitchell 1915 sea urchin