TU 924, Newton (Cook Mountain Fm) (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Newton County, Mississippi (32.3° N, 89.1° W: paleocoordinates 33.0° N, 80.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cook Mountain Formation, Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite

Collected by Vokes in 1967

• Repository: Tulane University

Primary reference: C. R. Givens. 1991. Old World Tethyan Occurrences of Lyrischapa (Gastropoda; Volutidae) and Biogeographic Implications. Journal of Paleontology 65(4):661-670 [M. Clapham/V. Maciel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184808: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 25.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Lyrischapa harrisi Aldrich 1911 volute