Nanafalia Landing on the Tombigbee River, Alabama (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Alabama (32.2° N, 88.0° W: paleocoordinates 35.0° N, 69.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

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

• group-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; lithology not reported

Size class: microfossils

Collection methods: bulk, sieve

Primary reference: H. V. Howe. 1934. The Ostracode Genus Cytherelloidea in the Gulf Coast Tertiary. Journal of Paleontology 8(1):29-34 [M. Fernandes Martins/M. Fernandes Martins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191611: authorized by Maria Joao Fernandes Martins, entered by Maria Joao Fernandes Martins on 02.02.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Louisiana State Univ. collection
Ostracoda
 Platycopida -
Cytherelloidea tombigbeensis n. sp. Howe 1934 ostracod
Cytherelloidea veatchiana n. sp. Howe 1934 ostracod
 Platycopida - Cytherellidae
Cytherelloidea nanafaliensis n. sp. Howe 1934 ostracod