Smithville, Bastrop County, Texas (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Bastrop County, Texas (30.0° N, 97.2° W: paleocoordinates 32.1° N, 86.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Claiborne Group, Eocene (56.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• group-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; lithology not reported

Size class: microfossils

Collected by Mr. Eli T. Monsour

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 191613: 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
 Platycopida -
Cytherelloidea smithvillensis n. sp. Howe 1934 ostracod
Cytherelloidea bastropensis n. sp. Howe 1934 ostracod