Sohl and Koch OFR # 144 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as ; USGS # 30735

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 claystone

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: original aragonite, 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 4211: 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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Trochocyathidae indet.
Trochocyathid coral
Polychaeta
 Serpulimorpha -
Hamulus onyx Morton 1834
Hamulus onyx Morton
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca sp. Linnaeus 1758 ark
Arca sp.
Striarca sp. Conrad 1862 clam
Striarca sp.
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Nemodon eufaulensis clam
Nemodon eufaulensis (Gabb) [entered as Nemodon eufaulensis]
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Syncyclonema simplicius scallop
Syncylonema simplicus (Conrad) - originally entered as "Syncylonema simplicius"
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia (Anomia) argentaria Morton 1833 jingle
Anomia (Anomia) argentaria Morton
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
Ostrea sp.
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
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 - Mactridae
Cymbophora berryi clam
Cymbophora berryi (Gardner)
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Aenona sp. Conrad 1870 tellin clam
Aenona sp.
 Solenida - Pharidae
Leptosolen biplicata Conrad 1858 clam
Leptosolen biplicata (Conrad)
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucina sp. Bruguière 1797 clam
Lucina sp.
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana sp. Link 1807 pointed nut clam
Nuculana sp.
Gastropoda
 Ptenoglossa - Fasciolariidae
Bellifusus sp. Stephenson 1941 snail
Bellifusus sp.
Drilluta sp. Wade 1916 snail
Drilluta sp.
 Opisthobranchia - Retusidae
Sulcoretusa (Moniloretusa) sp. Sohl 1963 snail
Sulcoretusa (Moniloretusa) sp.
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Amuletum sp. Stephenson 1941 turrid
Amuletum sp.
Beretra ripleyana Conrad 1858 turrid
Beretra ripleyana (Conrad)
 Neogastropoda - Paladmetidae
Paladmete cancellaria Conrad 1858 snail
Paladmete cancellaria (Conrad)
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Graciliala sp. Sohl 1960 snail
Graciliala sp.
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Laxispira monilifera, Turritella vertebroides, "Turritella (Sohlitella) trilira" = Turritella trilira, "Turritella (Sohlitella) bilira" = Haustator bilira
Laxispira monilifera Sohl 1964 turret shell
Laxispira monilifera Sohl
Turritella vertebroides Morton 1834 turret shell
Turritella vertebroides Morton
"Turritella (Sohlitella) trilira" = Turritella trilira Conrad 1860 turret shell
Turritella (Sohlitella) trilira (C
"Turritella (Sohlitella) bilira" = Haustator bilira Stephenson 1941 turret shell
Turritella (Sohlitella) bilira (St
 Heterostropha - Acteonidae
"Actaeon sp." = Acteon
"Actaeon sp." = Acteon Montfort 1810 snail
Acteon sp. - originally entered as "Acteon sp."
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
Ringicula (Ringicula) sp. Deshayes 1838 snail
Ringicula (Ringicula) sp.
 Seguenzioidea - Calliotropidae
Calliomphalus (Calliomphalus) americanus snail
Calliomphalus (Calliomphalus) amer
Calliomphalus sp. Cossmann 1888 snail
Calliomphalus sp.
Scaphopoda
  -
Scaphopoda indet. Bronn 1862 tusk shell
Scaphopod
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Dentalium sp. Linnaeus 1758 tusk shell
Dentalium sp.
unclassified
  -
Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
Fish parts
Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
Otolith