Indian Creek, Zone 14 (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Charles County, Maryland (38.6° N, 77.2° W: paleocoordinates 38.8° N, 73.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Calvert Beach Member (Calvert Formation), Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; brown, sandy claystone

• relatively non-diverse mollusc assemblage, open-marine, shallow shelf

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. D. Dawson. 1996. A description of the skull and postcrania of Hadrodelphis calvertense Kellog 1966, and its position within the Kentriodontidae (Cetacea; Delphinoidea). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 16(1):125-134 [J. Alroy/J. Wertheim/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37347: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Jill Wertheim on 12.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Odontoceti -
Hadrodelphis calvertense Kellogg 1966 toothed whale