Martin Marietta Quarry [Belgrade Fm] (Oligocene to of the United States)

Where: Georgetown County, South Carolina (34.9° N, 77.2° W: paleocoordinates 35.0° N, 72.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Belgrade Formation, Chattian to Chattian (28.1 - 20.4 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From the Belgrade Formation, for which stratigraphic relations are not discussed. AGE: Late Oligocene-early Miocene. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within formation.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; lithified, shelly/skeletal, white limestone

• Offshore carbonate environment
• LITHOLOGY: Bryozoan biomicrudite facies. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, on the basis of facies description.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),


Primary reference: V. A. Zullo and G. R. Baum. 1981. Euscalpellum Hoek (Cirripedia: Scalpellidae) from the Eocene of North and South Carolina. South Carolina Geology 25(1):33-41 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 159935: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 12.08.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to taxa of taxonomic interest. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritatve publications, with modern nomenclature, and species-resolution identifications.
 Sessilia - Balanidae
Chesaconcavus belgradensis n. sp. Zullo 1984 barnacle