M 769 (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Gloucester County, New Jersey (39.7° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 39.8° N, 59.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Manasquan Formation, Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 48.6 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 101348: authorized by Jocelyn Sessa, entered by Ursula Smith on 20.12.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"Periplomya elliptica" = Solyma elliptica
"Periplomya elliptica" = Solyma elliptica Gabb 1861 tellin clam