Sohl and Koch OFR # 135 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Shell Ck; USGS # 25497 : 25498 : 26989

Where: Wilcox County, Alabama (32.1° N, 87.4° W: paleocoordinates 35.5° N, 65.5° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Haustator bilira assemblage zone

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; calcareous sandstone

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Reposited in the USGS

Collection methods: bulk,

• Sohl collection

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 4202: authorized by Matt Kosnik, entered by Matt Kosnik on 14.08.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Crinoidae indet.
Crinoid columnal
metazoan indet.
Worm Tubes
metazoan indet.
Copralite
Trochocyathidae indet.
Trochocyathid coral
Malacostraca
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Malacostraca indet. Latreille 1802
Crab parts
Brachiopoda
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Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae
Terebratulina sp. d'Orbigny 1847
Terebratulina sp.
 Terebratulida - Gillediidae
Lowenstamia sp. Stehli 1961
Lowenstamia sp.
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpula sp. Linnaeus 1758
Serpula sp.
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris subaustralis clam
Glycymeris subaustralis dOrbigny
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
"Cucullaea (Idonearca) capax" = Idonearca capax
"Cucullaea (Idonearca) capax" = Idonearca capax Conrad 1858 clam
Cucullaea (Idonearca) capax Conrad
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramus (Inoceramus) sp. Sowerby 1814 clam
Inoceramus (Inoceramus) sp.
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Spondylus (Spondylus) sp. Linnaeus 1758 scallop
Spondylus (Spondylus) sp.
Neithea (Neitheops) bexarensis scallop
Neithea (Neitheops) bexarensis (St
Neithea (Neitheops) sp. Stewart 1930 scallop
Neithea (Neitheops) sp.
Camptonectes (Camptonectes) bubonis Stephenson 1941 scallop
Camptonectes (Camptonectes) bubonis (
 Pectinida - Limidae
"Lima (Lima) reticulata" = Lima reticulata, Lima (Lima) sp.
"Lima (Lima) reticulata" = Lima reticulata Forbes 1845 file clam
Lima (Lima) reticulata Lyell & For
Lima (Lima) sp. Bruguiére 1796 file clam
Lima (Lima) sp.
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula (Plicatula) mullicaensis scallop
Plicatula (Plicatula) mullicaensis
Plicatula (Plicatula) sp. Lamarck 1801 scallop
Plicatula (Plicatula) sp.
Plicatula (Plicatula) sp. Lamarck 1801 scallop
Plicatula (Plicatula) sp. (fine ri
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia (Anomia) argentaria Morton 1833 jingle
Anomia (Anomia) argentaria Morton
Paranomia scabra scallop
Paranomia scabra (Morton)
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Pycnodonte sp. Fischer von Waldheim 1835 oyster
Pycnodonte sp.
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)
Arctostrea aquilerae oyster
Arctostrea aquilerae (Boese)
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
Ostrea sp.
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
"Gervillia ensiformis" = Gervilliopsis ensiformis
"Gervillia ensiformis" = Gervilliopsis ensiformis Conrad 1858 oyster
Gervillia ensiformis (Conrad)
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Lithophaga sp. Röding 1798 mussel
Lithophaga sp.
Crenella serica Conrad 1860 mussel
Crenella serica Conrad
Modiolus sp. Lamarck 1801 mussel
Modiolus sp.
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatella vadosa Morton 1834 clam
Crassatella vadosa vadosa Morton
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbula sp. Bruguière 1789 clam
Corbula sp.
 Hippuritida - Antillocaprinidae
Antillocaprina sp. Trechmann 1924 rudist
Antillocaprina sp.
 Hippuritida - Caprinidae
Caprinidae indet. d'Orbigny 1850 rudist
Caprinid indeterminate
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Tenea sp. Conrad 1870 clam
Tenea sp.
Veniella conradi Morton 1833 clam
Veniella conradi (Morton)
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Legumen ellipticum venus clam
Legumen ellipticum Conrad
Cyprimeria sp. Conrad 1864 venus clam
Cyprimeria major Gardner
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Trachycardium sp. Mörch 1853 cockle
Trachycardium sp.
Cardium sp. Linnaeus 1758 cockle
Cardium sp.
Protocardia (Pachycardium) sp. Conrad 1869 cockle
Protocardium (Pachycardium) sp. - originally entered as "Protocardium sp."
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
Panopea sp. Menard 1807 clam
Panopea sp.
 Poromyida - Poromyidae
Liopistha protexta Conrad 1853 clam
Liopistha protexta Conrad
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae
Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia) sp. Dietrich 1933 clam
Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia) sp.
Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia) thoracica Morton 1834 clam
Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia) tho
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula percrassa nut clam
Nucula percrassa Conrad
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana sp. Link 1807 pointed nut clam
Nuculana sp.
Gastropoda
 Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae
"Striaticostatum sillimani" = Epitonium sillimani
"Striaticostatum sillimani" = Epitonium sillimani Morton 1834 wentletrap
Striaticostatum sillimani (Morton)
 Patellogastropoda - Lottiidae
Acmaea sp. Eschscholtz 1830 limpet
Acmaea sp.
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
"Pseudamaura sp." = Ampullina (Pseudamaura)
"Pseudamaura sp." = Ampullina (Pseudamaura) Fischer 1885 snail
Pseudamaura sp.
 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.
Deussenia sp. Stephenson 1941 snail
Deussenia sp.
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Bellifusus sp. Stephenson 1941 snail
Bellifusus sp.
Drilluta sp. Wade 1916 snail
Drilluta sp.
Graphidula sp. Stephenson 1941 snail
Graphidula sp.
 Neogastropoda - Pholidotomidae
Medionapus sp. Stephenson 1941 snail
Medionapus sp.
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Longoconcha sp. Stephenson 1941 volute
Longoconcha spp.
Volutomorpha sp. Gabb 1877 volute
Volutomorpha sp.
Volutomorpha aff. mutabilis Wade 1926 volute
Volutomorpha aff. V. mutabilis Wad - originally entered as "Volutomorpha aff. mutabilis"
Liopeplum sp. Dall 1890 volute
Liopeplum sp.
 Neogastropoda - Tudiclidae
Pyropsis sp. Conrad 1860 snail
Pyropsis spp.
 Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae
Napulus octoliratus Conrad 1858 snail
Napulus octoliratus Conrad
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Sargana sp. Stephenson 1923 murex snail
Sargana sp.
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Arrhoges (Latiala) sp. Gabb 1868 snail
Arrhoges (Latiala) sp.
Pterocerella sp. Meek 1864 snail
Pterocerella sp.
Pterocerella tippana snail
Pterocerella tippana (Conrad)
Anchura sp. Conrad 1860 snail
Anchura sp.
Pugnellus sp. Conrad 1860 snail
Pugnellus sp.
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Euspira sp. Agassiz 1837 moon snail
Euspira sp.
Euspira rectilabrum Conrad 1858 moon snail
Euspira rectilabrum (Conrad)
Gyrodes abyssinus moon snail
Gyrodes abyssinus (Morton)
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
Laxispira monilifera Sohl 1964 turret shell
Laxispira monilifera Sohl
Turritella (Unilira) sp. n. sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
Turritella n. sp. (Unilira) - originally entered as "Turritella n. sp."
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
Turritella sp.
Turritella vertebroides Morton 1834 turret shell
Turritella vertebroides Morton
"Turritella (Sohlitella) trilira" = Turritella trilira Conrad 1860 turret shell
Turritella (Sohlitella) trilira (C
 Basommatophora - Siphonariidae
Anisomyon aff. borealis Morton 1842 pulmonate
Anisomyon aff. A. borealis (Morton - originally entered as "Anisomyon aff. borealis"
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Sphenodiscidae
Coahuilites sp. Böse 1928 ammonite
Coahuilites sp.
? Coahuilites sp. Böse 1928 ammonite
Coahuilites? sp. - originally entered as "Coahuilites ? sp."
 Ammonitida - Scaphitidae
Discoscaphites sp. Meek 1870 ammonite
Discoscaphites sp.
Discoscaphites iris Conrad 1858 ammonite
Discoscaphites iris Conrad
Discoscaphites conradi Morton 1834 ammonite
Discoscaphites conradi (Morton) va
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
"Baculites (Eubaculites) carinatus" = Eubaculites carinatus, Baculites sp., Baculites tippahensis, "Baculites columna" = Trachybaculites columna
"Baculites (Eubaculites) carinatus" = Eubaculites carinatus Morton 1834 ammonite
Baculites (Eubaculites) carinatus
Baculites sp. Lamarck 1799 ammonite
Baculites sp.
Baculites tippahensis ammonite
Baculites tippahensis Conrad
"Baculites columna" = Trachybaculites columna Morton 1834 ammonite
Baculites columna Morton
 Ammonitida - Nostoceratidae
Helicoceras sp. d'Orbigny 1840 ammonite
Helicoceras sp.
 Ammonitida - Diplomoceratidae
Diplomoceras trabeatus ammonite
Diplomoceras trabeatus (Morton)
 Nautilida - Nautilidae
Eutrephoceras dekayi Morton 1834 nautiloid
Eutrephoceras dekayi (Morton)
Bryozoa
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Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Bryozoa (encrusting)
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Bryozoa (branching)
unclassified
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Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
Fish parts
Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
Shark parts
Echinoidea
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Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
Echinoid sp. - originally entered as "Echinoidea sp."
Demospongea
 Clavulina - Clionaidae
Cliona sp. demosponge
Clione sp.
 Ichnofossils -
Thalassinoides sp. Ehrenberg 1944
Thalassanoides - originally entered as "Thalassanoides "
Chondrites sp. von Sternberg 1833
Chondrites - originally entered as "Chondrites "