Lee Creek Mine, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Beaufort County, North Carolina (35.4° N, 76.8° W: paleocoordinates 35.6° N, 72.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Pungo River Formation, Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. F. Sturm. 2011. Description of a New Genus and Species of Scallop (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Pectinidae) from the Upper Cenozoic of North Carolina. Annals of Carnegie Museum 80(1):43-48 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187188: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 17.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Patriciapecten iona n. sp. Sturm 2011 scallop