Highway 63 Bridge, upstream (Oligocene of the United States)

Also known as Station 13388 (Mansfield, 1940) Tulane Univeristy Locality 242

Where: Wanye County, Mississippi (31.6° N, 88.7° W: paleocoordinates 31.9° N, 82.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Chickasawhay Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: A. A. Arata and G. C. Jackson. 1965. Cenozoic vertebrates from the Gulf Coastal Plain - I. Tulane Studies in Geology 3(3):175-177 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49871: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 29.04.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis sp. Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
Actinopteri
 Ostariophysi -
Reptilia
 Testudines -
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines Batsch 1788 turtle
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet. Gray 1825 softshell turtle
Mammalia
 Sirenia - Sirenia
 Cetacea -
Odontoceti indet. Flower 1867 toothed whale