Sohl and Koch OFR # 117 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Livingston; USGS # 5399

Where: Sumter County, Alabama (32.6° N, 88.2° W: paleocoordinates 36.1° N, 66.1° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Discoscaphites conradi ammonoid zone, Prairie Bluff Formation, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• Haustator bilira assemblage zone

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, gray, argillaceous, sandy lime mudstone

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Reposited in the USGS

• Stephenson pub 1914

Primary reference: N. F. Sohl and C. F. Koch. 1983. Upper Cretaceous (Maestrichtian) Mollusca from the Haustator bilira Assemblage Zone in the East Gulf Coastal Plain. USGS Open File Report 83-451:1-239 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 4184: authorized by Matt Kosnik, entered by Matt Kosnik on 14.08.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Gillediidae
Lowenstamia sp. Stehli 1961
Lowenstamia sp.
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpula sp. Linnaeus 1758
Serpula sp.
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca rostellata ark
Arca rostellata (Morton)
Striarca sp. Conrad 1862 clam
Striarca sp.
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
"Cucullaea (Idonearca) capax" = Idonearca capax
"Cucullaea (Idonearca) capax" = Idonearca capax Conrad 1858 clam
Cucullaea (Idonearca) capax Conrad
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pecten (Pecten) venustus scallop
Pecten (Pecten?) venustus Morton
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula (Plicatula) mullicaensis scallop
Plicatula (Plicatula) mullicaensis
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia (Anomia) argentaria Morton 1833 jingle
Anomia (Anomia) argentaria Morton
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Pycnodonte vesicularis Lamarck 1806 oyster
Pycnodonte vesicularis Lamarck
"Exogyra costata" = Exogyra (Exogyra) costata Say 1971 oyster
Exogyra costata Say
Gryphaeostrea vomer Morton 1828 oyster
Gryphaeostrea vomer Morton
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Cubitostrea tecticosta Gabb 1860 oyster
Cubitostrea tecticosta (Gabb)
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
Ostrea sp.
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatella vadosa Morton 1834 clam
Crassatella vadosa vadosa Morton
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Etea cf. carolinensis Conrad 1875 clam
Etea cf. Etea carolinensis Conrad - originally entered as "Etea cf. carolinensis"
Veniella conradi Morton 1833 clam
Veniella conradi (Morton)
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina sp. Linnaeus 1758 tellin clam
Tellina sp.
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Cardium sp. Linnaeus 1758 cockle
Cardium sp.
 Poromyida - Poromyidae
Liopistha protexta Conrad 1853 clam
Liopistha protexta Conrad
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae
Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia) sp. Dietrich 1933 clam
Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia) sp.
 Protobranchia -
Malletia longfrons clam
Malletia longfrons (Conrad)
Gastropoda
 Prosobranchia -
Neogastropoda indet. Thiele 1929 snail
Neogastropods indeterminate
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Stantonella sp. Wade 1926 true whelk
Stantonella sp.
Buccinopsis sp. Conrad 1857 true whelk
Buccinopsis sp.
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Pyrifusus sp. Conrad 1858 snail
Pyrifusus sp.
 Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae
Napulus sp. Stephenson 1941 snail
Napulus sp.
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Pterocerella tippana snail
Pterocerella tippana (Conrad)
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Gyrodes petrosus moon snail
Gyrodes petrosus (Morton)
 Xenophoroidea - Xenophoridae
"Xenophora leprosa" = Xenophora (Endoptygma) leprosa
"Xenophora leprosa" = Xenophora (Endoptygma) leprosa Morton 1834 carrier shell
Xenophora leprosa (Morton)
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella sp., "Turritella (Sohlitella) trilira" = Turritella trilira
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
Turritella sp.
"Turritella (Sohlitella) trilira" = Turritella trilira Conrad 1860 turret shell
Turritella (Sohlitella) trilira (C
Cephalopoda
 Belemnitida - Belemnitellidae
Belemnitella americana belemnite
Belemnitella americana (Morton)
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
"Baculites (Eubaculites) carinatus" = Eubaculites carinatus
"Baculites (Eubaculites) carinatus" = Eubaculites carinatus Morton 1834 ammonite
Baculites (Eubaculites) carinatus
 Nautilida - Nautilidae
Eutrephoceras dekayi Morton 1834 nautiloid
Eutrephoceras dekayi (Morton)