Covington Farm (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as MGS 52

Where: Clarke County, Mississippi (32.0° N, 88.7° W: paleocoordinates 32.7° N, 79.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Archusa Marl Member (Cook Mountain Formation), Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• Age after Dockery (1996).

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. L. Gazin and J. M. Sullivan. 1942. A new titanothere from the Eocene of Mississippi, with notes on the correlation between the marine Eocene of the Gulf Coastal Plain and continental Eocene of the Rocky Mountain Region. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 101(13):1-13 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 80887: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 19.05.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Rotaliina
 Nonionacea - Nonionidae
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Nemocardium sp. Meek 1876 cockle
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula sp. Lamarck 1799 nut clam
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae
Notiotitanops mississippiensis n. gen. n. sp. Gazin and Sullivan 1942 brontothere