PRI 1267 (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as Evergreen Plantation

Where: Prince Georges County, Virginia (37.3° N, 77.2° W: paleocoordinates 37.7° N, 61.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Nanjemoy Formation (Pamunkey Group), Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: M. Leriche. 1942. Contribution a l'etude des faunes ichthyologiques marines des terrains tertiaires de la plaine cotiere Atlantique et du centre des Etats-Unis. Memoires de la Societe Geologique de France (Nouvelle Serie) 45:1-111 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 91123: authorized by Jocelyn Sessa, entered by Laurie Eccles on 05.09.2009, edited by Ursula Smith and Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Saccella parva2 Rogers and Rogers 1837 pointed nut clam
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Lamna obliqua" = Otodus obliquus
"Lamna obliqua" = Otodus obliquus Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Carcharodon sp. Smith 1838 white shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis macrota Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
 Spatangoida - Schizasteridae
Schizaster sp.1 Agassiz 1835 heart urchin