MGS 121 (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Jasper County, Mississippi (32.2° N, 88.8° W: paleocoordinates 32.9° N, 79.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cook Mountain Formation (Claiborne Group), Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: D. T. Dockery. 1980. Invertebrate Macropaleontolgy of the Clarke County Mississippi Area. Bulletin - Mississippi Geological, Economic and Topographic Survey 122 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik/L. Eccles]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 101182: authorized by Jocelyn Sessa, entered by Laurie Eccles on 18.12.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Spatangoida - Loveniidae
"Maretia arguta" = Hemipatagus argutus
"Maretia arguta" = Hemipatagus argutus Clark and Twitchell 1915 heart urchin