Mount Hebron, SE (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Where: Greene County, Alabama (32.9° N, 88.0° W: paleocoordinates 35.5° N, 59.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Mooreville Chalk Formation (Selma Group), Late/Upper Santonian to Late/Upper Santonian (85.8 - 70.6 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. Zangerl. 1953. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part III. The turtles of the family Protostegidae. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs 3(3):63-133 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 81933: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 18.07.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ichthyodectiformes - Saurodontidae
Saurodon leanus1 Hays 1830
 Testudines - Toxochelyidae
Lophochelys venatrix3 Zangerl 1953 sea turtle
 Testudines - Protostegidae
"Protostega dixie" = Protostega gigas
"Protostega dixie" = Protostega gigas Cope 1871 sea turtle
 Testudines -
Toxochelys moorevillensis3 Zangerl 1953 turtle
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Clidastes propython2 Cope 1869 mosasaur