Cut of southern railway, 3 mi SE of Corinth (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Alcorn County, Mississippi (34.9° N, 88.5° W: paleocoordinates 36.2° N, 57.1° W)

When: Selma Group, Late/Upper Cretaceous (100.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• Selma chalk

Environment/lithology: marine; chalk

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

• A convex fragment covered with tubercles (Enoploclytia (?) sp.);

Collected by L.W. Stephenson (6460) in 1909; reposited in the USNM

• U.S. National Museum, Cat. No. 73842 (Enoploclytia (?) sp.);

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 140912: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Samantha Yost on 19.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Erymidae
Enoploclytia ? sp. McCoy 1849 decapod