Fort Jessup (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Louisiana (31.6° N, 93.4° W: paleocoordinates 35.5° N, 75.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Wilcox Group, Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

• Fort Jessup outcrop

• group-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; lithology not reported

Size class: microfossils

Collection methods: bulk, sieve

Primary reference: H. V. Howe and J. B. Garrett. 1934. Louisiana Sabine Eocene Ostracoda. Geological Bulletin 4 [M. Fernandes Martins/M. Fernandes Martins/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191409: authorized by Maria Joao Fernandes Martins, entered by Maria Joao Fernandes Martins on 26.01.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Ostracoda
 Podocopida - Trachyleberididae
Brachycythere jessupensis n. sp. Howe and Garrett 1934 ostracod
Brachycythere nanafaliana n. sp. Howe and Garrett 1934 ostracod
 Podocopida - Cytherideidae
Cytheridea pendletonesis Howe and Garrett 1934 ostracod
Cytheridea leei n. sp. Howe and Garrett 1934 ostracod
Cytheridea marthavillensis Howe and Garrett 1934 ostracod
Cytheridea jessupensis n. sp. Howe and Garrett 1934 ostracod
Cytheridea ?
Cytheridea sabinensis Howe and Garrett 1934 ostracod
Cytheridea hopkinsi n. sp. Howe and Garrett 1934 ostracod
 Platycopida - Cytherellidae
Cytherelloidea jessupensis n. sp. Howe and Garrett 1934 ostracod
Cytherelloidea nanafaliensis Howe 1934 ostracod
Cytherella "sp. a" Jones 1849 ostracod
Cytherella "sp. b" Jones 1849 ostracod
 Podocopa - Cytheridae
Cythereis hilgardi Howe and Garrett 1934 ostracod