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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Litholaeies and Depositional Environments of the Rush Creek Member of the Woodbine Formation (Gulfian) of North Central Texas.
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.