USGS Loc. 7893 - Boynton Landing [Chipola Fm] (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Washington County, Florida (30.6° N, 85.8° W: paleocoordinates 31.0° N, 82.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Chipola Formation (Alum Bluff Group), Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• AGE: Direct date from 87Sr/86Sr isotope dating of fossils from elsewhere in Chipola Fm [=Burdigalian age].

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; unlithified, calcareous marl and unlithified, calcareous sandstone

• marls, sands, clays, for the most part unconsolidated, in places highly calcareous

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USGS

Primary reference: J. R. Gardner. 1947. The Molluscan Fauna of the Alum Bluff Group of Florida. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper (142A-H)1-709 [A. Miller/K. Layou/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 42225: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 26.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Arca (Diluvarca) latidentata" = Anadara (Diluvarca), "Arca (Diluvarca) hypomela" = Anadara (Diluvarca), "Arca (Diluvarca) santarosana" = Anadara (Diluvarca) santarosana
"Arca (Diluvarca) latidentata" = Anadara (Diluvarca) ark
rare
"Arca (Diluvarca) hypomela" = Anadara (Diluvarca) ark
rare
"Arca (Diluvarca) santarosana" = Anadara (Diluvarca) santarosana Dall 1898 ark
present; A. (Diluvarca) santarosana geraetera
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris subovata" = Costaglycymeris subovata
"Glycymeris subovata" = Costaglycymeris subovata Say 1824 clam
present
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten (Chlamys) acanikos n. sp." = Lindapecten acanikos, "Pecten (Chlamys) chipolanus" = Lindapecten chipolanus
"Pecten (Chlamys) acanikos n. sp." = Lindapecten acanikos Gardner 1926 scallop
present
"Pecten (Chlamys) chipolanus" = Lindapecten chipolanus Dall 1898 scallop
rare
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula densata Conrad 1843 scallop
present
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia glypta n. sp. jingle
present
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia hadra" = Venericardia (Glyptoactis) hadra, "Cardita (Carditamera) apotegea" = Carditamera
"Venericardia hadra" = Venericardia (Glyptoactis) hadra Dall 1903 clam
common
"Cardita (Carditamera) apotegea" = Carditamera clam
rare
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
"Corbula (Bothrocorbula) synarmostes" = Bothrocorbula synarmostes, "Corbula chipolana" = Varicorbula chipolana, "Corbula whitfieldi" = Cuneocorbula whitfieldi
"Corbula (Bothrocorbula) synarmostes" = Bothrocorbula synarmostes Dall 1898 clam
present
"Corbula chipolana" = Varicorbula chipolana Gardner 1928 clam
present
"Corbula whitfieldi" = Cuneocorbula whitfieldi Brown 1905 clam
present; C. whitfieldi boyntoni n. subsp.
 Cardiida - Erycinidae
Erycina undosa clam
present
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Pseudochama chipolana jewel box
present
"Chama draconis" = Arcinella draconis Dall 1903 jewel box
present
 Cardiida - Mactridae
"Crassatellites (Crassinella) triangulatus" = Cymbophora triangulata
"Crassatellites (Crassinella) triangulatus" = Cymbophora triangulata Waring 1917 clam
present
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Chione (Lirophora) burnsii" = Lirophora, "Chione (Lirophora) sellardsi n. sp." = Lirophora, "Dosinia (Dosinidia) chipolana" = Dosinia chipolana, "Gafrarium (Gouldia) altum" = Gouldia alta, "Transenella dasa n. sp." = Transennella, "Transenella santarosana" = Transennella, "Macrocallista (Paradione) maculata" = Macrocallista maculata
"Chione (Lirophora) burnsii" = Lirophora venus clam
rare
"Chione (Lirophora) sellardsi n. sp." = Lirophora venus clam
common
"Dosinia (Dosinidia) chipolana" = Dosinia chipolana Dall 1903 venus clam
rare
"Gafrarium (Gouldia) altum" = Gouldia alta Dall 1903 venus clam
rare; ? in occurrence table
"Transenella dasa n. sp." = Transennella venus clam
present; also T. dasa makra n. subsp. (present)
"Transenella santarosana" = Transennella venus clam
rare; ? in occurrence table
"Macrocallista (Paradione) maculata" = Macrocallista maculata Linnaeus 1758 venus clam
present
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina (Moerella) cloneta, "Tellina (Scissula) sp." = Moerella (Scissula)
Tellina (Moerella) cloneta Dall 1900 tellin clam
rare
"Tellina (Scissula) sp." = Moerella (Scissula) Dall 1900 tellin clam
rare
 Cardiida - Semelidae
Semele (Semelina) cytheroidea clam
rare; ? in occurrence table
Ervilia chipolana Dall 1898 clam
present
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Cardium (Trachycardium) virile" = Trachycardium, "Cardium (Laevicardium) compressum" = Laevicardium compressum, "Cardium (Fragum) sellardsi n. sp." = Fragum, "Cardium (Trachycardium) chipolanum" = Cerastoderma chipolanum
"Cardium (Trachycardium) virile" = Trachycardium cockle
rare
"Cardium (Laevicardium) compressum" = Laevicardium compressum Dall 1900 cockle
present
"Cardium (Fragum) sellardsi n. sp." = Fragum cockle
present
"Cardium (Trachycardium) chipolanum" = Cerastoderma chipolanum Dall 1900 cockle
present; also C. (T.) chipolanum alumen (present with ?)
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Phacoides (Parvilucina) sphaeriolus" = Parvilucina, "Phacoides (Linga) glenni" = Here glenni, Phacoides (Luscinisca) calhounensis, Phacoides (Bellucina) nereididetus, "Lucina santarosana" = Pegophysema santarosana, "Divaricella chipolana" = Divaricella (Divaricella) chipolana, "Phacoides (Cardiolucina) trisulcatus" = Cavilinga trisulcata
"Phacoides (Parvilucina) sphaeriolus" = Parvilucina clam
common; also P. (Parvilucina) sphaeriolus angaleus (present)
"Phacoides (Linga) glenni" = Here glenni Dall 1903 clam
rare; ? in occurrence table
Phacoides (Bellucina) nereididetus clam
rare; ? in occurrence table
"Lucina santarosana" = Pegophysema santarosana Dall 1903 clam
common
"Divaricella chipolana" = Divaricella (Divaricella) chipolana Dall 1903 clam
present
"Phacoides (Cardiolucina) trisulcatus" = Cavilinga trisulcata Conrad 1841 clam
present
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula dasa n. sp.
Nucula dasa n. sp. nut clam
present
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
"Leda proteracuta" = Nuculana, "Leda diphya n. sp." = Nuculana
"Leda proteracuta" = Nuculana pointed nut clam
rare; L. proteractua dystakta
"Leda diphya n. sp." = Nuculana pointed nut clam
present
 Protobranchia - Yoldiidae
Yoldia frater clam
present
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Olivella oryzoides olive snail
present
Olivella eleutheria olive snail
present
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
Mitrella belonis n. sp. snail
rare
Mitrella trajectionis snail
rare; ? in occurrence table
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Hesperisternia chipolana n. sp. true whelk
rare
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
"Phos (Strongylocera) chipolanus" = Pallacera chipolanus, "Uzita harrisi" = Nassarius (Uzita), "Uzita dasynema" = Nassarius (Uzita) dasynema
"Phos (Strongylocera) chipolanus" = Pallacera chipolanus Dall 1896 snail
rare
"Uzita harrisi" = Nassarius (Uzita) snail
rare
"Uzita dasynema" = Nassarius (Uzita) dasynema Gardner 1944 snail
rare; U. dasynema cesta
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Busycon sicyoides Gardner 1947 whelk
rare
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
Mitra (Tiara) mitrodita mitre shell
rare
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Marginella (Serrata) coloba, Marginella (Serrata) xanthophaes, "Marginella (Egouena) eleutheria" = Prunum eleutheria, "Cypraeolina pyrenoides" = Marginella (Cypraeolina)
Marginella (Serrata) coloba Gardner 1947 margin shell
rare
Marginella (Serrata) xanthophaes Gardner 1947 margin shell
rare
"Marginella (Egouena) eleutheria" = Prunum eleutheria Gardner 1947 margin shell
rare; M. (E.) eleutheria dasa
"Cypraeolina pyrenoides" = Marginella (Cypraeolina) margin shell
rare
 Neogastropoda - Costellariidae
"Vexillum (Uromitra) cnestum" = Uromitra
"Vexillum (Uromitra) cnestum" = Uromitra ribbed mitre
rare
 Neogastropoda - Mangeliidae
"Cryoturris daidalea" = Kurtziella (Cryoturris), "Ithycythara compsacosta" = Cytharella compsacosta, ""Mangelia" pyrgota" = Cythara (Mangelia)
"Cryoturris daidalea" = Kurtziella (Cryoturris) snail
rare
"Ithycythara compsacosta" = Cytharella compsacosta Gardner 1938 snail
rare
""Mangelia" pyrgota" = Cythara (Mangelia) snail
rare
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus demiurgus Dall 1903 cone shell
? in occurrence table
Conus corrugatus Sowerby 1870 cone shell
rare; ? in occurrence table
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
"Terebra (Strioterebrum) langdoni" = Strioterebrum
"Terebra (Strioterebrum) langdoni" = Strioterebrum auger snail
rare; ? in occurrence table
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
"Strombus chipolanus" = Persististrombus chipolanus
"Strombus chipolanus" = Persististrombus chipolanus Dall 1890 true conch
rare; ? in occurrence table
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Sinum chipolanum Dall 1892 moon snail
rare
Sigatica euglypta n. sp. Gardner 1947 moon snail
rare
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Crucibulum grande slipper shell
rare; ? in occurrence table
Crucibulum multilineatum Conrad 1842 slipper shell
present
 Truncatelloidea - Caecidae
Caecum pararegulare n. sp. snail
rare
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella subgrundifera, "Turritella (Torcula) dalli" = Turritella dalli
Turritella subgrundifera Dall 1892 turret shell
present
"Turritella (Torcula) dalli" = Turritella dalli Gardner 1947 turret shell
present
 Sorbeoconcha - Modulidae
Modulus willcoxii snail
rare; ? in occurrence table
 Heterostropha - Acteonidae
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
Ringicula boyntoni n. sp. snail
rare
Ringicula semilimata snail
present
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Crassatellites (Scambula) chipolanus
  -
"Crassatellites (Scambula) chipolanus" = Kalolophus chipolanus
"Crassatellites (Scambula) chipolanus" = Kalolophus chipolanus Dall 1903
rare