Sohl and Koch OFR # 143 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as S Minter; USGS # 30734

Where: Dallas County, Alabama (32.1° N, 87.0° W: paleocoordinates 35.3° N, 65.1° W)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Haustator bilira assemblage zone

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray, silty, 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 4210: authorized by Matt Kosnik, entered by Matt Kosnik on 14.08.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Lithophagidae indet.
Lithophagid borings
Crustacean indet.
Crestacean resting Borrows
Polychaeta
 Serpulimorpha -
Longitubus sp.
Longitubus sp.
Hamulus squamosus
Hamulus squamosus Gabb
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Syncyclonema simplicius scallop
Syncylonema simplicus (Conrad) - originally entered as "Syncylonema simplicius"
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Camptonectes (Camptonectes) bubonis Stephenson 1941 scallop
Camptonectes (Camptonectes) bubonis (
Pecten sp. Müller 1776 scallop
Pecten sp.
 Pectinida - Limidae
Lima (Lima) sp. Bruguiére 1796 file clam
Lima (Lima) sp.
 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
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Lithophaga sp. Röding 1798 mussel
Lithophaga sp.
Crenella serica Conrad 1860 mussel
Crenella serica Conrad
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Caestocorbula (Caesticorbula) crassaplica Vincent 1910 clam
Caesticorbula (Caesticorbula) cras - originally entered as "Caesticorbula crassaplica"
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Veniella conradi Morton 1833 clam
Veniella conradi (Morton)
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Cymbophora ? lintea clam
Cymbophora lintea Conrad? - originally entered as "Cymbophora lintea ?"
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Nymphalucina ? linearea" = Nymphalucina linearia
"Nymphalucina ? linearea" = Nymphalucina linearia Stephenson 1941 clam
Nymphalucina ? linearea (Stephenso - originally entered as "Nymphalucina ? linearea"
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula sp. Lamarck 1799 nut clam
Nucula sp.
Gastropoda
 Prosobranchia -
Neogastropoda indet. Thiele 1929 snail
Neogastropods indeterminate
 Neogastropoda - Paladmetidae
Paladmete cancellaria Conrad 1858 snail
Paladmete cancellaria (Conrad)
 Prosobranchia -
Mesogastropoda indet. Thiele 1925 snail
Mesogastropods indeterminate
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella vertebroides, "Turritella (Sohlitella) bilira" = Haustator bilira
Turritella vertebroides Morton 1834 turret shell
Turritella vertebroides Morton
"Turritella (Sohlitella) bilira" = Haustator bilira Stephenson 1941 turret shell
Turritella (Sohlitella) bilira (St
unclassified
  -
Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
Fish parts
Demospongea
 Clavulina - Clionaidae
Cliona sp. demosponge
Clione sp.