Greer's Landing (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Dorchester County, South Carolina (32.9° N, 80.1° W: paleocoordinates 32.8° N, 73.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Ashley Formation (Cooper Group), Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• NP24, P20-P22; Ashley Formation is identified as Rupelian rather than its conventional assignment as Chattian by Weems et al. 2004

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Reposited in the MCZ

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: M. Tuomey. 1848. Report on the Geology of South Carolina 1-293 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 45761: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 30.11.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Cetacea - Agorophiidae
"Zeuglodon pygmaeus n. sp." = Agorophius pygmaeus
"Zeuglodon pygmaeus n. sp." = Agorophius pygmaeus Muller 1849 toothed whale