Sohl and Koch OFR # 359 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Allison fts Landing-5; USGS # 32332

Where: Florence County, South Carolina (33.9° N, 79.4° W: paleocoordinates 35.5° N, 57.0° W)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: CC25-CC26 nannofossil zone, lower Member (Peedee Formation), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• Self-Trail (2002) reports that the Peedee Fm in South Carolina spans zones CC25a-CC26b. Haustator bilira assemblage zone.

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, glauconitic, gray, argillaceous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Reposited in the USGS

Collection methods: bulk,

• Sohl collection

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 4349: authorized by Matt Kosnik, entered by Matt Kosnik on 14.08.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
  -
Malacostraca indet. Latreille 1802
Crab parts
Polychaeta
 Serpulimorpha -
Hamulus onyx Morton 1834
Hamulus onyx Morton
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Syncyclonema simplicius scallop
Syncylonema simplicus (Conrad) - originally entered as "Syncylonema simplicius"
 Pectinida - Limidae
Lima (Lima) pelagica Morton 1833 file clam
Lima (Lima) pelagica (Morton)
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia (Anomia) argentaria Morton 1833 jingle
Anomia (Anomia) argentaria Morton
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Exogyra costata" = Exogyra (Exogyra) costata
"Exogyra costata" = Exogyra (Exogyra) costata Say 1971 oyster
Exogyra costata Say
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Lithophaga sp. Röding 1798 mussel
Lithophaga sp.
Crenella serica Conrad 1860 mussel
Crenella serica Conrad
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatella vadosa Morton 1834 clam
Crassatella vadosa vadosa Morton
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Caestocorbula (Caesticorbula) crassaplica Vincent 1910 clam
Caesticorbula (Caesticorbula) cras - originally entered as "Caesticorbula crassaplica"
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Cymbophora sp. Gabb 1869 clam
Cymbophora sp.
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Trachycardium eufaulensis Conrad 1860 cockle
Trachycardium eufaulensis (Conrad)
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae
Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia) eufaulensis Gabb 1860 clam
Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia) euf
Gastropoda
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Graciliala sp. Sohl 1960 snail
Graciliala sp.
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Laxispira monilifera Sohl 1964 turret shell
Laxispira monilifera Sohl
 Seguenzioidea - Calliotropidae
Calliomphalus (Calliomphalus) nudus snail
Calliomphalus (Calliomphalus) nud
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Micrabaciidae
Micrabacia sp. Milne-Edwards 1849 stony coral
Micrabacia spp.