Eutaw Formation, near Vilula, Perry County, Alabama (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Alabama (32.5° N, 87.3° W: paleocoordinates 33.0° N, 56.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tombigbee Sand Member (Eutaw Formation), Santonian (86.3 - 83.6 Ma)

• The specimens occurred in a clayey sand layer underlain by an oyster reef and overlain by a calcareous clay of the Mooreville Chalk.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; unlithified, argillaceous sandstone

• The specimens occurred in a clayey sand layer underlain by an oyster reef and overlain by a calcareous clay of the Mooreville Chalk.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: M.W. Szabo. 1969. Occurrence of Clavagella armata Morton in Perry County, Alabama. Journal of the Alabama Academy of Science 40(4):233-237 [S. Holland/S. Holland/S. Holland]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37831: authorized by Steven Holland, entered by Steven Holland on 25.03.2004

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