Sawyerville, Alabama (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Hale County, Alabama (32.8° N, 87.7° W: paleocoordinates 33.3° N, 56.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Tombigbee Member (Eutaw Formation), Santonian (86.3 - 83.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: glauconitic sandstone

Primary reference: W. J. Kennedy and W. A. Cobban. 1991. Upper Cretaceous (upper Santonian) Boehmoceras fauna from the Gulf Coast region of the United States. Geological Magazine 128(2):167-189 [M. Patzkowsky/K. Layou]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 3587: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Karen Layou on 05.08.1999, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Muniericeratidae
Pseudoschloenbachia mexicana Renz 1936 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
Chondrichthyes
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Hypolophus sp. Muller and Henle 1837 whiptail stingray