Cooper River site (Euclastes locality) (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Charleston County, South Carolina (32.9° N, 79.9° W: paleocoordinates 32.9° N, 72.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Parkers Ferry Formation (Cooper Group), Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Found by divers

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 188994: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 25.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Pancheloniidae
Euclastes sp. Cope 1870 turtle
CCNHM 552
Mammalia
 Cetacea - Basilosauridae
Dorudon serratus Gibbes 1845 whale