Belvedere Beach (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as Belvidere Beach

Where: King George County, Virginia (38.3° N, 77.3° W: paleocoordinates 38.9° N, 58.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aquia Formation, Thanetian (59.2 - 56.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. K. Denton, J. L. Dobie, and D. C. Parris. 1997. The marine crocodilian Hyposaurus in North America. In J. M. Callaway, E. L. Nicholls (eds.), Ancient marine reptiles 375-397 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122852: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 06.01.2012, edited by Patricia Holroyd

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Chimaeriformes - Callorhinchidae
Edaphodon sp. Buckland 1838 plownose chimaera
Reptilia
 Loricata - Dyrosauridae
cf. Hyposaurus sp. Owen 1849 crocodilian
NJSM 13502 (4 teeth)