West Greene, East (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Greene County, Alabama (32.9° N, 88.0° W: paleocoordinates 35.7° N, 60.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Mooreville Chalk Formation (Selma Group), Early/Lower Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R. A. Hard in 1950; reposited in the FMNH

Primary reference: R. Zangerl. 1960. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part V. An advanced cheloniid sea turtle. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs 3(5):279-312 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 82035: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 21.07.2008

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Dermochelyoidae
Corsochelys haliniches n. gen. n. sp.
Corsochelys haliniches n. gen. n. sp. Zangerl 1960 sea turtle