MS.73.024 (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Union County, Mississippi (34.5° N, 89.0° W: paleocoordinates 37.7° N, 68.3° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Clayton Formation, Danian (66.0 - 61.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D.J. Cicimurri and D.A. Ebersole. 2015. Paleocene chimaeroid fishes (Chondrichthyes: Holocephali) from the eastern United States, including two new species of Callorhinchus. PaleoBios 32:1-29 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 198623: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 29.12.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Chimaeriformes - Callorhinchidae
Edaphodon mirificus Leidy 1856 plownose chimaera