Gainesville, in brickyard pit (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Cooke County, Texas (33.6° N, 97.1° W: paleocoordinates 30.9° N, 59.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Weno Formation, Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Weno Formation, which overlies the Denton Clay (Late Albian) and is overlain by the Pawpaw Formation. AGE: Late Albian, on the basis of ammonite biostratigraphy. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within formation.

•"Lower Cretaceous" - according to Rathbun reference, 1935.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

• Represented by abdominal segments 1-6 and by the hinder end of the carapace, (E. wenoensis);

Collected by W.S. Adkins in 1919

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• collection in University of Texas, type, Coll. No. 191 (E. wenoensis);

Primary reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1935. Fossil Crustacea of the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain. Geological Society of America Special Paper (2)1-160 [C. Schweitzer/S. Yost]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140911: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 19.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Erymidae
Enoploclytia wenoensis Rathbun 1935 decapod