Guntown (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Lee County, Mississippi (34.4° N, 88.7° W: paleocoordinates 29.9° N, 49.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cretaceous (145.0 - 66.0 Ma)

• "probably from a deposit of Cretaceous age"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W. M. Richey; reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: J. W. Gidley. 1913. Some new American pycnodont fishes. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 46(2036):445-450 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 157083: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 05.06.2014

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Taxonomic list

 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae
Anomoeodus mississippiensis n. sp. Gidley 1913