Acme Brick Co. I (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Ellsworth County, Kansas (38.7° N, 98.1° W: paleocoordinates 36.5° N, 49.2° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Terra Cotta Clay Member (Dakota Formation), Early/Lower Cretaceous (145.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "floodplain"; lithified, silty, sandy claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by Dilcher et al.; reposited in the FLMNH

Collection methods: bulk, surface (in situ),

Primary reference: D. L. Dilcher and H. Wang. 2009. An Early Cretaceous fruit with affinities to Ceratophyllaceae. American Journal of Botany 96(12):2256-2269 [H. Wang/H. Wang]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138374: authorized by Hongshan Wang, entered by Hongshan Wang on 16.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ceratophyllales - Ceratophyllaceae
Donlesia dakotensis Dilcher and Wang 2009