A New Coral From the Bucatunna Clay (Middle Oligocene) of Alabama

Norman E. Weisbord

Abstract


A new ahermatypic coral, Paracyathus macneili is described, illustrated, and compared. The species occurs in the Bucatunna Clay Member of the Byram Formation, and is considered a guide fossil of that member. A condensed stratigraphic account of the Byram Formation is also presented.


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