Where: Bastrop County, Texas (30.0° N, 97.3° W: paleocoordinates 33.4° N, 83.3° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• small collection-level geographic resolution
When: Reklaw Formation (Claiborne Group), Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 48.6 Ma)
• "3 feet below sample E"
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic, gray, green claystone
Size class: microfossils
Collected by J. B. Garrett, C. F. Washburn
Collection methods: surface (float),
• Lousiana State University collection
•"Ostracoda are not uncommon in the surface exposure, and while rare in the subsurface, they are usually present"
Primary reference: M. B. Stephenson. 1944. Ostracoda from the Reklaw Eocene of Bastrop County, Texas. Journal of Paleontology 18(5):448-454 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy] more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 94038: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 08.02.2010
Creative Commons license: CC BY-NC-ND (attribution-noncommercial-no derivatives)