9 miles west of Tupelo (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Pontotoc County, Mississippi (34.3° N, 88.9° W: paleocoordinates 29.8° N, 49.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cretaceous (145.0 - 66.0 Ma)

• "probably Cretaceous in age"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by H. C. Medford in 1902; 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 157084: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 05.06.2014

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Taxonomic list

 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae
Anomoeodus latidens n. sp. Gidley 1913
USNM 2194