Sohl and Koch OFR # 263 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Ft. Gaines NE 163 ft; USGS # 32270

Where: Clay County, Georgia (31.7° N, 85.1° W: paleocoordinates 34.6° N, 63.3° W)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Contusotruncana contusa foram zone, lower Member (Providence Formation), Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• Foraminiferal zonation from King and Skotnicki, 1992.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray, carbonaceous sandstone

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite

Reposited in the USGS

Collection methods: core

• Subsurface data 1981-83

Primary reference: N. F. Sohl and C. F. Koch. 1987. Upper Cretaceous (Maestrichtian) larger invertebrates from the Haustator bilira Assemblage Zone in the Atlantic Coastal Plain with further data for the East Gulf. USGS Open File Report 87-194:1-172 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 4299: authorized by Matt Kosnik, entered by Matt Kosnik on 14.08.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpula sp. Linnaeus 1758
Serpula sp.
 Serpulimorpha -
Hamulus onyx Morton 1834
Hamulus onyx Morton
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris rotundata clam
Glycymeris rotundata (Gabb)
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Syncyclonema simplicius scallop
Syncylonema simplicus (Conrad) - originally entered as "Syncylonema simplicius"
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia (Anomia) ornata Gabb 1876 jingle
Anomia (Anomia) ornata Gabb
Anomia (Anomia) argentaria Morton 1833 jingle
Anomia (Anomia) argentaria Morton
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Cubitostrea tecticosta Gabb 1860 oyster
Cubitostrea tecticosta (Gabb)
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Crenella serica Conrad 1860 mussel
Crenella serica Conrad
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatella sp. Lamarck 1799 clam
Crassatella sp.
 Carditida - Condylocardiidae
"Uddenia texana" = Cuna texana
"Uddenia texana" = Cuna texana Stephenson 1941 clam
Uddenia texana Stephenson
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Caestocorbula (Parmicorbula) suffalciata clam
Caesticorbula (Parmicorbula) suffa - originally entered as "Caesticorbula suffalciata"
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Cymbophora berryi clam
Cymbophora berryi (Gardner)
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Cyclorisma parva venus clam
Cyclorisma parva (Gardner)
Cyprimeria depressa venus clam
Cyprimeria depressa Conrad
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"Linearia magnoliensis" = Linearis, Tellina sp.
"Linearia magnoliensis" = Linearis tellin clam
Linearia magnoliensis Stephenson
Tellina sp. Linnaeus 1758 tellin clam
Tellina sp.
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Trachycardium eufaulensis Conrad 1860 cockle
Trachycardium eufaulensis (Conrad)
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Phacoides ? mattiformis clam
Phacoides ? mattiformis (Stephenso - originally entered as "Phacoides ? mattiformis"
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae
Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia) eufaulensis Gabb 1860 clam
Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia) euf
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
? Drilluta sp. Wade 1916 snail
Drilluta ? sp. - originally entered as "Drilluta ? sp."
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Micrabaciidae
Micrabacia sp. Milne-Edwards 1849 stony coral
Micrabacia spp.