Vicksburg: Rupelian, Mississippi

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Actinopteri - Anguilliformes - Muraenidae
Conger brevior Koken 1888
Frizzell and Lamber 1962
recombined as Congeris brevior
Actinopteri - Sciaenidae
Corvina gemma (Koken 1888)
Corvina pseudoradians Frizzell and Dante 1965
see common names

Country:United States State/province:Mississippi County:Warren
Coordinates: 32.3° North, 90.9° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:32.7° North, 84.4° West
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Period:Paleogene Epoch:Oligocene
Stage:Rupelian 10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 4
Key time interval:Rupelian
Age range of interval:33.90000 - 28.10000 m.y. ago
Formation:Byram Marl
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:glauconitic marl
Includes fossils?Y
Environment:marine indet.
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:general faunal/floral analysis
Database number:84137
Authorizer:M. Uhen Enterer:M. Uhen
Modifier:M. Uhen Research group:vertebrate
Created:2008-09-18 17:42:31 Last modified:2008-09-18 21:09:58
Access level:the public Released:2008-09-18 17:42:31
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

28160. D. L. Frizzell and J. H. Dante. 1965. Otoliths of some early Cenozoic fishes of the Gulf Coast. Journal of Paleontology 39(4):687-718 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]

Secondary references:

28170 D. L. Frizzell and C. K. Lamber. 1962. Distinctive "congrid type" fish otoliths from the lower Tertiary of the Gulf Coast (Pisces: Anguilliformes). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 32(5):87-101 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]