South of Ladson (Procolpochelys locality) (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Charleston County, South Carolina (32.9° N, 80.1° W: paleocoordinates 33.0° N, 74.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Chandler Bridge Formation (Cooper Group), Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. E. Weems and K. M. Brown. 2017. More-complete remains of Procolpochelys charlestonensis (Oligocene, South Carolina), an occurrence of Euclastes (upper Eocene, South Carolina), and their bearing on Cenozoic pancheloniid sea turtle distribution and phylogeny. Journal of Paleontology 91(6):1228-1243 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188993: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 25.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pancheloniidae
Procolpochelys charlestonensis Weems and Sanders 2014 turtle
CCNHM 893 and CCNHM 300.1