Riverside Park: Late/Upper Eocene, Mississippi

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Actinopteri - Anguilliformes - Congridae
Conger vetustus Frizzell and Lamber 1962
see common names

Country:United States State/province:Mississippi County:Hinds
Coordinates: 32.2° North, 90.2° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:32.8° North, 82.3° West
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Period:Paleogene Epoch:Eocene
Stage:Priabonian 10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 3
Key time interval:Late/Upper Eocene
Age range of interval:37.20000 - 33.90000 m.y. ago
Formation:Moodys Branch
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: marl
Includes fossils?Y
Environment:marine indet.
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:general faunal/floral analysis
Database number:84177
Authorizer:M. Uhen Enterer:M. Uhen
Research group:vertebrate
Created:2008-09-19 07:22:30 Last modified:2008-09-19 10:22:30
Access level:the public Released:2008-09-19 07:22:30
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

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]