Capital Beltway & Central Avenue (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as Hampton Mall

Where: Prince Georges County, Maryland (38.9° N, 76.8° W: paleocoordinates 39.6° N, 54.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Brightseat Formation, Danian (66.0 - 61.6 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. E. Weems. 2014. Paleogene chelonians from Maryland and Virginia. PaleoBios 31(1):1-32 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 167186: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 08.03.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Toxochelyidae
? Lophochelys sp. Zangerl 1953 sea turtle
USNM 537787, associated right hyoplastron and hypoplastron
 Testudines - Adocidae
Adocus sp. Cope 1868 turtle
USNM 357834, a third right peripheral
 Testudines - Pancheloniidae
Euclastes wielandi Hay 1908 turtle
USNM 412113, palate