USGS Loc. 2212 - Tenmile Creek [Chipola Fm] (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Calhoun County, Florida (30.4° N, 85.2° W: paleocoordinates 30.8° N, 81.5° 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 42250: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 27.07.2004, edited by Austin Hendy

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Arca umbonata" = Arca (Arca) imbricata, "Arca (Barbatia) marylandica" = Barbatia marylandica, "Arca (Diluvarca) latidentata" = Anadara (Diluvarca), "Arca (Diluvarca) hypomela" = Anadara (Diluvarca), "Arca (Diluvarca) acompsa" = Anadara (Diluvarca), "Arca (Diluvarca) santarosana" = Anadara (Diluvarca) santarosana
"Arca umbonata" = Arca (Arca) imbricata Bruguière 1789 ark
rare
"Arca (Barbatia) marylandica" = Barbatia marylandica Conrad 1840 clam
present
"Arca (Diluvarca) latidentata" = Anadara (Diluvarca) ark
present
"Arca (Diluvarca) hypomela" = Anadara (Diluvarca) ark
present
"Arca (Diluvarca) acompsa" = Anadara (Diluvarca) ark
rare
"Arca (Diluvarca) santarosana" = Anadara (Diluvarca) santarosana Dall 1898 ark
common; A. (D.) santaroasana geraetera n. subsp. (common)
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris subovata" = Costaglycymeris subovata
"Glycymeris subovata" = Costaglycymeris subovata Say 1824 clam
present
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Spondylus chipolanus, Pecten burnsii, "Pecten (Chlamys) acanikos" = Lindapecten acanikos, "Pecten (Chlamys) chipolanus" = Lindapecten chipolanus, Amusium (Amusium) precursor, "Pecten (Chlamys) condylomatus" = Chlamys
Spondylus chipolanus Dall 1890 scallop
rare
Pecten burnsii scallop
present
"Pecten (Chlamys) acanikos" = Lindapecten acanikos Gardner 1926 scallop
present
"Pecten (Chlamys) chipolanus" = Lindapecten chipolanus Dall 1898 scallop
common
"Pecten (Chlamys) condylomatus" = Chlamys scallop
present
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula densata Conrad 1843 scallop
present
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Ostrea haitensis" = Hyotissa haitensis
"Ostrea haitensis" = Hyotissa haitensis Sowerby 1850 oyster
common
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Ostrea rugifera" = Cubitostrea rugifera
"Ostrea rugifera" = Cubitostrea rugifera Dall 1898 oyster
abundant
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia hadra" = Venericardia (Glyptoactis) hadra, "Cardita (Carditamera) apotegea" = Carditamera
"Venericardia hadra" = Venericardia (Glyptoactis) hadra Dall 1903 clam
present
"Cardita (Carditamera) apotegea" = Carditamera clam
present
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
"Corbula chipolana" = Varicorbula chipolana Gardner 1928 clam
common
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Pseudochama chipolana jewel box
present
"Chama draconis" = Arcinella draconis Dall 1903 jewel box
rare
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Mactra chipolana clam
rare
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Chione chipolana, "Chione (Lirophora) burnsii" = Lirophora, "Antigona caesarina" = Periglypta caesarina, "Dosinia (Dosinidia) chipolana" = Dosinia chipolana, "Antigona (Ventricola) cf. blandiana" = Ventricolaria blandiana, Callocardia (Agriopoma) sincera, Pitaria floridana, "Macrocallista (Paradione) maculata" = Macrocallista maculata
Chione chipolana Dall 1903 venus clam
present
"Chione (Lirophora) burnsii" = Lirophora venus clam
common
"Antigona caesarina" = Periglypta caesarina Dall 1903 venus clam
present
"Dosinia (Dosinidia) chipolana" = Dosinia chipolana Dall 1903 venus clam
present
"Antigona (Ventricola) cf. blandiana" = Ventricolaria blandiana Guppy 1873 venus clam
rare
Pitaria floridana venus clam
present
"Macrocallista (Paradione) maculata" = Macrocallista maculata Linnaeus 1758 venus clam
common
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina (Scissula) lampra Dall 1900 tellin clam
rare
 Cardiida - Psammobiidae
"Psammobia bowdichi" = Gari (Psammobia)
"Psammobia bowdichi" = Gari (Psammobia) clam
rare
 Cardiida - Semelidae
Semele chipolana Dall 1900 clam
present
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Cardium (Trachycardium) virile" = Trachycardium, "Cardium (Trachycardium) inconspicuum" = Trachycardium, "Cardium (Trachycardium) cestum" = Trachycardium (Phlogocardia) cestum, "Cardium (Laevicardium) compressum" = Laevicardium compressum, "Cardium (Cerastoderma) chipolanum" = Cerastoderma chipolanum
"Cardium (Trachycardium) virile" = Trachycardium cockle
common
"Cardium (Trachycardium) inconspicuum" = Trachycardium cockle
rare
"Cardium (Trachycardium) cestum" = Trachycardium (Phlogocardia) cestum Dall 1903 cockle
present
"Cardium (Laevicardium) compressum" = Laevicardium compressum Dall 1900 cockle
present
"Cardium (Cerastoderma) chipolanum" = Cerastoderma chipolanum Dall 1900 cockle
abundant
 Solenida - Solenidae
Solen amphistemma clam
present
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Phacoides (Parvilucina) sphaeriolus" = Parvilucina, "Phacoides (Miltha) heilprini n. sp." = Armimiltha heilprini, "Phacoides (Linga) glenni" = Here glenni, "Lucina janus" = Pegophysema janus
"Phacoides (Parvilucina) sphaeriolus" = Parvilucina clam
common; also P. (P.) sphaeriolus angaleus (present)
"Phacoides (Miltha) heilprini n. sp." = Armimiltha heilprini Gardner 1926 clam
rare
"Phacoides (Linga) glenni" = Here glenni Dall 1903 clam
rare
"Lucina janus" = Pegophysema janus Dall 1903 clam
common
Gastropoda
 Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae
Cirsotrema cirritum Duerr 2004 wentletrap
 Opisthobranchia - Cylichnidae
Acteocina incisula barrel-bubble
both rare; A. incisula curtoides, A. incisula kolos
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Globularia fischeri Dall 1892 snail
common
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
"Oliva liodes" = Oliva (Omogymna) liodes Dall 1903 olive snail
present
Oliva (Omogymna) martensii Dall 1903 olive snail
common
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
"Phos (Strongylocera) chipolanus" = Pallacera chipolanus
"Phos (Strongylocera) chipolanus" = Pallacera chipolanus Dall 1896 snail
present
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Melongena sculpturata snail
present
Busycon epispiniger n. sp. Gardner 1947 whelk
present
Busycon sicyoides Gardner 1947 whelk
common
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Cancellaria ancycla n. sp. snail
rare
 Neogastropoda - Cystiscidae
Marginella (Gibberula) chondra Gardner 1947 snail
rare
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
Mitra (Tiara) mitrodita mitre shell
present
Mitra (Pleioptygma) prodroma mitre shell
present
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Marginella (Serrata) coloba Gardner 1947 margin shell
present; also M. (S.) coloba conoispira (rare)
Marginella (Serrata) xanthophaes Gardner 1947 margin shell
present; ? in occurrence table
Marginella (Serrata) critha Gardner 1947 margin shell
present
"Marginella (Egouena) lipara" = Prunum lipara Gardner 1947 margin shell
present
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
"Strigatella isabellae" = Lyria (Enaeta) isabellae
"Strigatella isabellae" = Lyria (Enaeta) isabellae Maury 1910 volute
rare
 Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae
"Vasum aff. engonatum" = Vasum haitensis, "Xancus chipolanus" = Turbinella
"Vasum aff. engonatum" = Vasum haitensis Sowerby 1850 snail
rare
"Xancus chipolanus" = Turbinella snail
present
 Neogastropoda - Costellariidae
"Vexillum (Uromitra) climax n. sp." = Uromitra, "Vexillum (Uromitra) amblipleura" = Uromitra
"Vexillum (Uromitra) climax n. sp." = Uromitra ribbed mitre
rare
"Vexillum (Uromitra) amblipleura" = Uromitra ribbed mitre
rare; ? in occurrence table
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Typhis linguiferus" = Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) linguiferus Dall 1890 murex snail
rare
Murex (Murex) chipolanus Dall 1890 murex snail
present
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Polystira albidoides turrid
abundant
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus isomitratus cone shell
abundant
Conus sulculus Dall 1896 cone shell
abundant
Conus demiurgus Dall 1903 cone shell
present
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Terebra (Paraterebra) odopoia auger snail
abundant
Terebra (Paraterebra) sulcifera Sowerby 1849 auger snail
rare
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
"Strombus aldrichi" = Persististrombus aldrichi, "Strombus chipolanus" = Persististrombus chipolanus
"Strombus aldrichi" = Persististrombus aldrichi Dall 1890 true conch
present
"Strombus chipolanus" = Persististrombus chipolanus Dall 1890 true conch
present
 Stromboidea - Thersiteidae
Orthaulax gabbi Dall 1890 snail
common
 Ficoidea - Ficidae
Ficus eopapyratia n. sp. fig shell
rare
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Natica (Natica) alticallosa, "Natica (Naticarius) precursor" = Naticarius precursor, "Natica (Tectonatica) semen" = Tectonatica, "Natica (? Tectonatica) platabasis" = Tectonatica, Sinum chipolanum, Polinices demicryptus, "Polinices (Neverita) chipolanus" = Neverita chipolanus
Natica (Natica) alticallosa moon snail
common
"Natica (Naticarius) precursor" = Naticarius precursor Gardner 1947 moon snail
common
"Natica (Tectonatica) semen" = Tectonatica moon snail
abundant
"Natica (? Tectonatica) platabasis" = Tectonatica moon snail
common
Sinum chipolanum Dall 1892 moon snail
present
Polinices demicryptus moon snail
abundant
"Polinices (Neverita) chipolanus" = Neverita chipolanus Dall 1892 moon snail
prolific
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
Cypraea (Cypraeorbis) heilprinii Dall 1890 cowry
rare
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
Petaloconchus sculpturatus Lea 1846 worm shell
common
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
"Crucibulum chipolanum" = Crucibulum (Crucibulum) chipolanum Dall 1892 slipper shell
common
Crepidula plana Say 1822 slipper shell
present
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
"Semicassis (Tylocassis) aldrichi" = Semicassis aldrichi
"Semicassis (Tylocassis) aldrichi" = Semicassis aldrichi Dall 1890 snail
rare
 Truncatelloidea - Tornidae
"Teinostoma chipolanum" = Teinostoma (Idioraphe) chipolanum
"Teinostoma chipolanum" = Teinostoma (Idioraphe) chipolanum Dall 1892 snail
common
 Truncatelloidea - Synceratidae
Syncera microgaza snail
rare
 Sorbeoconcha - Planaxidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
"Turritella (? Torcula) mixta" = Torcula, "Turritella (? Torcula) chipolana" = Torcula, Turritella subgrundifera, "Turritella (Torcula) dalli" = Turritella dalli
"Turritella (? Torcula) mixta" = Torcula turret shell
rare
"Turritella (? Torcula) chipolana" = Torcula turret shell
rare
Turritella subgrundifera Dall 1892 turret shell
common
"Turritella (Torcula) dalli" = Turritella dalli Gardner 1947 turret shell
present
 Sorbeoconcha - Modulidae
Modulus willcoxii snail
rare
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Smaragdia chipolana snail
present
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
 Turbinoidea - Phasianellidae
Tricolia affinis snail
common; T. affinis chipolana
Tricolia probrevis snail
common
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Calliostoma ceramicum Dall 1892 top snail
rare
Crassatellites (Scambula) chipolanus
  -
"Crassatellites (Scambula) chipolanus" = Kalolophus chipolanus
"Crassatellites (Scambula) chipolanus" = Kalolophus chipolanus Dall 1903
present