Middleton Oaks Road (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Charleston County, South Carolina (32.9° N, 80.1° W: paleocoordinates 32.8° N, 73.6° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

When: Ashley Formation (Cooper Group), Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Godfrey, M. D. Uhen, J. E. Osborne and L. E. Edwards. 2016. A new specimen of Agorophius pygmaeus (Agorophiidae, Odontoceti, Cetacea) from the early Oligocene Ashley Formation of South Carolina, USA. Journal of Paleontology 90(1):154-169 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 135687: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 02.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Cetacea - Agorophiidae
Agorophius sp. Cope 1895 toothed whale