Paleoecology of the Choptank Formation (Miocene) of Maryland and Virginia
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Published by Maryland Geological Survey in [Baltimore] .
Written in English



  • Maryland.,
  • Virginia,
  • Westmoreland County.


  • Paleoecology -- Miocene.,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Miocene.,
  • Geology -- Maryland.,
  • Geology -- Virginia -- Westmoreland County.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Robert E. Gernant.
SeriesMaryland. Geological Survey. Report of investigations,, no. 12, Report of investigations (Maryland Geological Survey) ;, no. 12.
LC ClassificationsQE121 .A23 no. 12
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 90 p.
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5029131M
LC Control Number73633339

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Alopias palatasi ("Palatas' fox"), commonly referred to as the serrated giant thresher, is an extinct species of giant thresher shark that lived approximately to million years ago during the Miocene epoch, and is known for its uniquely serrated teeth. It is only known from such isolated teeth, which are large and can measure up to an excess of 4 centimetres (2 in), equating to a Class: Chondrichthyes. The significance of dinoflagellates in the Miocene Choptank Formation beneath the Midlothian gravels in the southeastern Virginia Piedmont Article in Stratigraphy 15(3) January Bambach R.K. () Ecospace Utilization and Guilds in Marine Communities through the Phanerozoic. In: Tevesz M.J.S., McCall P.L. (eds) Biotic Interactions in Recent and Fossil Benthic Communities. Topics in Geobiology, vol by: In Maryland, we will visit the Calvert Cliffs, which extend for ~25 miles (~40 km) along the western shoreline of the Chesapeake Bay and expose the lower and middle Miocene Calvert Formation, the middle Miocene Choptank Formation, and the upper Miocene St. Marys Formation.

Click on the book chapter title to read more. Tilefish (Teleostei, Malacanthidae) Remains from the Miocene Calvert Formation, Maryland and Virginia: Taxonomical and Paleoecological Remarks. R. E. Paleoecology of the Choptank. Gernant RE () Paleoecology of the Choptank Formation (Miocene) of Maryland and Virginia. Maryland Geol Surv, Rep Inv 90 pp Google Scholar Glenn LC () Mollusca, Pelecypoda, in systematic paleontology, by: Welcome to the Digital Archive for Southeastern Geology Duncan Heron, founding editor of Southeastern Geology. Hosted by Belk Library and Information Commons and the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences at Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.

The erratic displacements of the Tertiary shoreline in this area, both from place to place and with passing time, indicate that tectonics, rather than Cited by: 4.   Contributions from the Virginia Museum of Natural History - "Diatom biostratigraphy and paleoecology of vertebrate-bearing Miocene localities in Virginia". A new large Late Cretaceous lamniform shark from North America, with comments on the taxonomy, paleoecology, and evolution of the genus Cretodus. Shimada et al. Published A new kentriodontid dolphin (Cetacea; Delphinoidea) from the middle Miocene Choptank Formation, Maryland. Susan D. Dawson BOOK REVIEWS. book review. Patrick Leiggi. Metatherians Research. A near-complete skull, a snout and two maxillae assigned to the species Didelphodon vorax are described from the Late Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation (Montana and North Dakota, United States) by Wilson et al. ().; Description of a new specimen of Malleodectes mirabilis and a study of phylogenetic relationships of this species is published by Archer et al. ().