Claiborne Landing (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Monroe County, Alabama (31.6° N, 87.5° W: paleocoordinates 32.5° N, 77.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Lisbon Formation, Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

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: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 84149: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 18.09.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Beryciformes -
Brazosiella moseleyi Frizzell and Dante 1965
Brazosiella kokeni Frizzell and Dante 1965
 Ophidiiformes - Ophididae
 Perciformes - Serranidae
Allomorone burlesonis n. gen. n. sp.
Allomorone burlesonis n. gen. n. sp. Frizzell and Dante 1965 perch-like fish
 Acanthomorphata - Sciaenidae
Corvina intermedia Koken 1884
Jefitchia copelandi Frizzell and Dante 1965
 Osteoglossiformes - Osteoglossidae
Genartina texana Frizzell and Dante 1965 arowana
 Clypeasteroida - Fibulariidae
Echinocyamus meridionalis Clark and Twitchell 1915 sand dollar