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Newton (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Mississippi (32.3° N, 89.1° W: paleocoordinates 33.1° N, 80.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Potterchitto Member (Cook Mountain Formation), Bartonian (40.4 - 37.2 Ma)

• early Bartonian

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. D. Uhen. 2008. New protocetid whales from Alabama and Mississippi, and a new cetacean clade, Pelagiceti. 28(3):589-593 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 83981: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 12.09.2008

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