Vicksburg National Cemetery [Mint Spring Fm] (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Warren County, Mississippi (32.3° N, 90.9° W: paleocoordinates 32.7° N, 84.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Mint Spring Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; marl

Primary reference: D. L. Frizzell and J. H. Dante. 1965. Otoliths of some early Cenozoic fishes of the Gulf Coast. Journal of Paleontology 39(4):687-718 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 84140: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 18.09.2008

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Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Anguilliformes - Muraenidae
"Conger brevior" = Congeris brevior
"Conger brevior" = Congeris brevior Koken 1888 eel
 Acanthomorphata - Sciaenidae
Corvina gemma Koken 1888
Corvina pseudoradians Frizzell and Dante 1965