Case's estuary number 1 site (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Lauderdale County, Mississippi (32.4° N, 88.7° W: paleocoordinates 34.5° N, 74.1° W)

When: Tuscahoma Formation, Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 48.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified, glauconitic marl

• tooth from the mouth of the living fish, which drifts down to the bottom of the river and is buried in the sands.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. Case. 1986. The bony fishes (Teleosts) of the Tuscahoma and Bashi formations, early Eocene, Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi. 6(4):2-4 [M. Uhen/A. Saeed]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 164192: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Ahmed Saeed on 25.11.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Elopiformes - Phyllodontidae
Phyllodus toliapicus Agassiz 1844
Egertonia isodonta Cocchi 1866
 Albuliformes - Albulidae
Albula eppsi White and Frost 1931 bonefish
 Scombriformes - Scombridae
"Cybium proosti" = Palaeocybium proosti
"Cybium proosti" = Palaeocybium proosti Storms 1895
 Scombriformes - Trichiuridae
 Osteoglossiformes - Osteoglossidae
Brychaetus muelleri Woodward 1901 arowana
 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae
Pycnodus bowerbanki Egerton 1877
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Albula oweni
"Albula oweni" = Pisodus oweni
"Albula oweni" = Pisodus oweni Agassiz 1844