Wando River, Runnymede Marl (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Berkeley County, South Carolina (32.9° N, 79.8° W: paleocoordinates 32.8° N, 73.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Runnymede Marl Member (Ashley Formation), Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; marl

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. W. Boessenecker, E. Ahmed, and J. H. Geisler. 2017. New records of the dolphin Albertocetus meffordorum (Odontoceti: Xenorophidae) from the lower Oligocene of South Carolina: Encephalization, sensory anatomy, postcranial morphology, and ontogeny of early odontocetes. PLoS One 12(11):e0186476 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 189779: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 11.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Cetacea - Xenorophidae
Albertocetus meffordorum Uhen 2008 toothed whale