Where: Bastrop County, Texas (30.2° N, 97.5° W: paleocoordinates 35.1° N, 78.2° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• small collection-level geographic resolution
When: Mexia Clay Member (Wills Point Formation), Danian (66.0 - 61.6 Ma)
• Station 8 of Alexander (1934) includes two collections. The one recorded here ("8b") is basal Wills Point Fm. (Mexia Clay Mbr.); "8a" is upper Kincaid Fm. and is entered as a separate collection.
•Lower Mexia Clay Member is 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
Size class: microfossils
• Fossiliferous strata below the true Vernericardia bulla bed lie at the top of the Kincaid formation and carry numer- ous foraminifera and ostracodes
Collection methods: bulk, sieve
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 191250: authorized by Selina Cole, entered by Selina Cole on 18.01.2018
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