Station 1, ditch along Paris Hwy (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as Locality previously described as sta. 3, Texas Univ., Bull. 2644, p. 45, 1927.

Where: Hunt County, Texas (33.2° N, 95.9° W: paleocoordinates 37.8° N, 75.7° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pisgah Member (Kincaid Formation), Danian (66.0 - 61.6 Ma)

• Pisgah Mbr. of Kinkaid Fm. is Early Paleocene = Danian according to: Armstrong, A., Nyborg, T., Bishop, G.A., Morales, À.O. and Vega, F.J., 2009. Decapod crustaceans from the Paleocene of Central Texas, USA. Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas, 26(3), pp.745-763.

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; poorly lithified claystone

• The gray to buff, compact clays of Kincaid age carry numerous badly leached large fossils and an abundance of foraminifera and ostracodes.

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: C. I. Alexander. 1934. Ostracoda of the Midway (Eocene) of Texas. Journal of Paleontology 8(2):206-237 [S. Cole/S. Cole/G. Hunt]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190657: authorized by Selina Cole, entered by Selina Cole on 12.12.2017

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Taxonomic list

• This references only lists taxa for which the locality is the type section. Other microfossils are reported to be present but not listed.
 Podocopida - Cytherideidae
Cytheridea rudia n. sp. ostracod