Marquette Cement Company quarry, Mint Spring Fm. (Oligocene of the United States)

Also known as MMNS MS.61.003

Where: Rankin County, Mississippi (32.3° N, 90.0° W: paleocoordinates 32.6° N, 83.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic marl

Size class: macrofossils

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 84141: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 18.09.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Calappidae
Calappidae indet.1 De Haan 1833 box crab
Calappilia perreaulti n. sp.1 Feldmann et al. 2019 box crab
 Anguilliformes - Congridae
"Conger sanctus" = Rhynchoconger sanctus2
"Conger sanctus" = Rhynchoconger sanctus2 Frizzell and Lamber 1962 conger eel
 Acanthomorphata - Sciaenidae
Corvina gemma Koken 1888