USGS Loc. 7151 - 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 42366: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 28.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Trinacria meekii, "Arca (Diluvarca) initiator" = Anadara (Diluvarca), "Arca (Diluvarca) santarosana" = Anadara (Diluvarca) santarosana
Trinacria meekii clam
present; T. meekii parameekii
"Arca (Diluvarca) initiator" = Anadara (Diluvarca) ark
rare
"Arca (Diluvarca) santarosana" = Anadara (Diluvarca) santarosana Dall 1898 ark
common; A. (D.) santarosana geraetera
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris subovata" = Costaglycymeris subovata
"Glycymeris subovata" = Costaglycymeris subovata Say 1824 clam
rare; ? in occurrence table
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten (Chlamys) chipolanus" = Lindapecten chipolanus
"Pecten (Chlamys) chipolanus" = Lindapecten chipolanus Dall 1898 scallop
rare
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Crenella minuscula mussel
present
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia hadra" = Venericardia (Glyptoactis) hadra Dall 1903 clam
rare
Venericardia (Pleuromeris) tellia Dall 1903 clam
present; also V. (P.) tellia dasa (rare)
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
"Corbula (Bothrocorbula) synarmostes" = Bothrocorbula synarmostes, Corbula (Caryocorbula) semenoides n. sp., "Corbula chipolana" = Varicorbula chipolana
"Corbula (Bothrocorbula) synarmostes" = Bothrocorbula synarmostes Dall 1898 clam
present
Corbula (Caryocorbula) semenoides n. sp. clam
present
"Corbula chipolana" = Varicorbula chipolana Gardner 1928 clam
present
 Cardiida - Erycinidae
Erycina undosa clam
present
 Cardiida - Chamidae
"Chama draconis" = Arcinella draconis
"Chama draconis" = Arcinella draconis Dall 1903 jewel box
present
 Cardiida - Kelliellidae
Alveinus rotundus Dall 1900 clam
present
 Cardiida - Mactridae
"Crassatellites (Crassinella) triangulatus" = Cymbophora triangulata
"Crassatellites (Crassinella) triangulatus" = Cymbophora triangulata Waring 1917 clam
present
 Cardiida - Ungulinidae
Diplodonta nucleiformis Wagner 1840 clam
rare; ? in occurrence table
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Chione (Lirophora) burnsii" = Lirophora, "Dosinia (Dosinidia) chipolana" = Dosinia chipolana, Callocardia (Agriopoma) sincera, Pitaria floridana, "Gafrarium (Gouldia) erosum" = Gouldia, "Macrocallista (Paradione) maculata" = Macrocallista maculata
"Chione (Lirophora) burnsii" = Lirophora venus clam
present
"Dosinia (Dosinidia) chipolana" = Dosinia chipolana Dall 1903 venus clam
present; ? in occurrence table
Callocardia (Agriopoma) sincera venus clam
present
Pitaria floridana venus clam
present; ? in occurrence table
"Gafrarium (Gouldia) erosum" = Gouldia venus clam
present; G. (G.) erosum bolteni
"Macrocallista (Paradione) maculata" = Macrocallista maculata Linnaeus 1758 venus clam
present
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina (Moerella) acosmita Dall 1900 tellin clam
common
 Cardiida - Semelidae
Ervilia chipolana Dall 1898 clam
common
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Cardium (Trachycardium) virile" = Trachycardium, "Cardium (Laevicardium) compressum" = Laevicardium compressum, "Cardium (Fragum) burnsii" = Americardia burnsii, "Cardium (Cerastoderma) chipolanum" = Cerastoderma chipolanum
"Cardium (Trachycardium) virile" = Trachycardium cockle
rare
"Cardium (Laevicardium) compressum" = Laevicardium compressum Dall 1900 cockle
present
"Cardium (Fragum) burnsii" = Americardia burnsii Dall 1900 cockle
rare
"Cardium (Cerastoderma) chipolanum" = Cerastoderma chipolanum Dall 1900 cockle
present
 Cardiida - Sportellidae
Sportella leura n. sp. Gardner 1947 clam
present
 Solenida - Solenidae
 Poromyida - Spheniopsidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Phacoides (Parvilucina) sphaeriolus" = Parvilucina, "Phacoides (Miltha) heilprini" = Armimiltha heilprini, Phacoides (Lucinisca) calhounensis, "Phacoides (Miltha) chipolanus" = Miltha chipolana, "Divaricella chipolana" = Divaricella (Divaricella) chipolana, "Phacoides (Cardiolucina) trisulcatus" = Cavilinga trisulcata
"Phacoides (Parvilucina) sphaeriolus" = Parvilucina clam
present; also P.(P.) sphaeriolus angaleus (present)
"Phacoides (Miltha) heilprini" = Armimiltha heilprini Gardner 1926 clam
rare
"Phacoides (Miltha) chipolanus" = Miltha chipolana Dall 1903 clam
rare
"Divaricella chipolana" = Divaricella (Divaricella) chipolana Dall 1903 clam
rare
"Phacoides (Cardiolucina) trisulcatus" = Cavilinga trisulcata Conrad 1841 clam
rare
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula chipolana nut clam
abundant
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
"Leda canonica" = Saccella canonica, "Leda acuta" = Nuculana acuta, "Leda proteracuta" = Nuculana, "Leda leptalea" = Nuculana
"Leda canonica" = Saccella canonica Dall 1890 pointed nut clam
present
"Leda acuta" = Nuculana acuta Conrad 1832 pointed nut clam
rare; ? in occurrence table
"Leda proteracuta" = Nuculana pointed nut clam
present; also L. proteracuta leita (common), L. proteracuta diamesa (present)
"Leda leptalea" = Nuculana pointed nut clam
rare
 Protobranchia - Yoldiidae
Yoldia frater clam
present
Gastropoda
 Thecosomata - Cavoliniidae
Vaginella chipolana Dall 1892 snail
present
 Opisthobranchia - Bullidae
Bulla striata BruguiƩre 1792 snail
rare
 Opisthobranchia - Retusidae
"Volvula oxytata" = Volvulella (Volvulella) oxytata
"Volvula oxytata" = Volvulella (Volvulella) oxytata Bush 1885 snail
rare
 Opisthobranchia - Cylichnidae
Acteocina incisula barrel-bubble
A. incisula curtoides (present) and A. incisula kolos (rare)
Acteocina fischeri barrel-bubble
present
Cylichna decapitata snail
rare
 Opisthobranchia - Haminoeidae
Atys oedemata snail
rare
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Globularia fischeri Dall 1892 snail
rare
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
"Oliva liodes" = Oliva (Omogymna) liodes Dall 1903 olive snail
common
Olivella oryzoides olive snail
common
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
Mitrella ischna snail
present; M. ischna mitrodita n. subsp.
Mitrella oryzoides Gardner 1947 snail
present
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
"Phos (Strongylocera) chipolanus" = Pallacera chipolanus, "Uzita anisonema" = Nassarius (Uzita), "Uzita cinclis n. sp." = Nassarius (Uzita) cinclis, Engoniophos glyptus
"Phos (Strongylocera) chipolanus" = Pallacera chipolanus Dall 1896 snail
rare
"Uzita anisonema" = Nassarius (Uzita) snail
present
"Uzita cinclis n. sp." = Nassarius (Uzita) cinclis Gardner 1944 snail
present
Engoniophos glyptus snail
rare
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Busycon sicyoides Gardner 1947 whelk
present
 Neogastropoda - Cystiscidae
Marginella (Gibberula) chondra Gardner 1947 snail
present
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
Mitra (Tiara) mitrodita mitre shell
present
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Cypraeolina pyrenoides margin shell
rare
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Typhis (Talityphis) alatus" = Typhina alata, "Murex (Murex) dasus" = Murex (Murex) gilli, Murex (Murex) chipolanus
"Typhis (Talityphis) alatus" = Typhina alata Sowerby 1850 murex snail
rare; T. (T.) alatus obesus
"Murex (Murex) dasus" = Murex (Murex) gilli Maury 1910 murex snail
rare
Murex (Murex) chipolanus Dall 1890 murex snail
present
 Neogastropoda - Mangeliidae
"Ithycythara compsacosta" = Cytharella compsacosta, ""Cythara" isabellae" = Cytharella isabellae, ""Cythara" chariessa" = Cytharella chariessa
"Ithycythara compsacosta" = Cytharella compsacosta Gardner 1938 snail
rare
""Cythara" isabellae" = Cytharella isabellae Maury 1910 snail
rare
""Cythara" chariessa" = Cytharella chariessa Gardner 1938 snail
rare
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
"Agladrillia aulakoessa" = Clathrodrillia aulakoessa
"Agladrillia aulakoessa" = Clathrodrillia aulakoessa Gardner 1938 snail
rare
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Clavatula euparypha turrid
present; ? in occurrence table
 Neogastropoda -
 Neogastropoda - Borsoniidae
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus isomitratus cone shell
rare
Conus chipolanus Dall 1896 cone shell
rare
Conus sulculus Dall 1896 cone shell
present
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
"Terebra (Strioterebrum) langdoni" = Strioterebrum, Terebra (Paraterebra) odopoia n. sp.
"Terebra (Strioterebrum) langdoni" = Strioterebrum auger snail
rare
Terebra (Paraterebra) odopoia n. sp. 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; ? in occurrence table
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Natica (Naticarius) precursor" = Naticarius precursor, Sinum chipolanum, ? Polinices demicryptus, "Polinices (Neverita) chipolanus" = Neverita chipolanus
"Natica (Naticarius) precursor" = Naticarius precursor Gardner 1947 moon snail
rare
Sinum chipolanum Dall 1892 moon snail
present
? Polinices demicryptus moon snail
present
"Polinices (Neverita) chipolanus" = Neverita chipolanus Dall 1892 moon snail
rare
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
"Crucibulum chipolanum" = Crucibulum (Crucibulum) chipolanum Dall 1892 slipper shell
present
Calyptraea centralis Conrad 1841 slipper shell
present
 Truncatelloidea - Caecidae
Caecum chipolanum Gardner 1947 snail
present
 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
 Heterostropha - Acteonidae
Sulcularia chipolana snail
present
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
Ringicula semilimata snail
present
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Gadilinidae
"Dentalium (Episiphon) schumoi" = Episiphon
"Dentalium (Episiphon) schumoi" = Episiphon tusk shell
common
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
 Gadilida - Gadilidae
"Cadulus (Polyschides) lobion" = Polyschides
"Cadulus (Polyschides) lobion" = Polyschides tusk shell
present