Gulfian

Gulfian

[′gəlf·ē·ən]
(geology)
A North American provincial series in Upper Cretaceous geologic time, above the Comanchean and below the Paleocene of the Tertiary.
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The cassiduloid family Faujasiidae Lambert 1905 is the most diverse and widely distributed group of non-burrowing, sand-dwelling, "sand dollar"-like irregulars in Gulfian (Turonian--Maastrichtian) deposits of North America (NA).
The bourgueticrinid Dunnicrinus, published from Late Maastrichtian deposits in Mississippi, the Netherlands, and Delaware, is now recorded from earlier Gulfian deposits in Mississippi.
SERIES GROUP FORMATION UPPER CRETACEOUS Gulfian Navarro Kemp Clay / Corsicana Marl Nacatoch Sand Neylandville Marl Taylor Marlbrook Marl Wolfe City Sand FIGURE 3.