Fulton (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as First Chickasaw Bluff

Where: Lauderdale County, Tennessee (35.6° N, 89.9° W: paleocoordinates 36.2° N, 81.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Jackson Group, Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• the Jackson Group is undifferentiated in Tennessee

• group-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; poorly lithified, glauconitic claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: G. K. Moore and D. L. Brown. 1969. Stratigraphy of the Fort Pillow Test Well, Lauderdale County, Tennessee. Tennessee Division of Geology Report of Investigations 26:1 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 32902: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 17.07.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Corgan (1976) states that the whale remains are in the U.S. National Museum, but they are not (M. D. Uhen, 2011).
Chondrichthyes indet. Huxley 1880 cartilaginous fish
listed as shark teeth
 Cetacea - Basilosauridae
Basilosaurus cf. cetoides Owen 1839 whale
listed as "Basilosaurus cf. B. cetacea" by Corgan (1976)