IGM 3870, Belisario Dominguez Quarry (Paleocene of Mexico)

Where: Chiapas, Mexico (17.4° N, 92.0° W: paleocoordinates 21.6° N, 75.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Tenejapa-Lacandon Formation, Danian (66.0 - 61.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; marl

• bedding planes composed of flat and yellow-cream-colored marls, with fine and parallel stratification

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: K. M. Cantalice and J. Alvarado-Ortega. 2017. Kelemejtubus castroi, gen. et sp. nov., an ancient percomorph (Teleostei, Actinopterygii) from the Paleocene marine deposits near Palenque, Chiapas. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (e1383265)1-12 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190738: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 15.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Teleostei -
Anguilliformes indet. Greenwood et al. 1966 eel
 Acanthomorphata -
Kelemejtubus castroi n. gen. n. sp.
Kelemejtubus castroi n. gen. n. sp. Cantalice and Alvarado-Ortega 2017
 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae
Pycnodus sp. Agassiz 1835