Sohl and Koch OFR # 654 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Tehuacana; USGS # 32177

Where: Limestone County, Texas (31.7° N, 96.6° W: paleocoordinates 37.0° N, 75.0° W)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Discoscaphites conradi ammonoid zone, lower Member (Corsicana Marl Formation), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• Haustator bilira assemblage zone

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; claystone

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Reposited in the USGS

Collection methods: bulk,

• Sohl collection

Primary reference: N. F. Sohl and C. F. Koch. 1984. Upper Cretaceous (Maestrichtian) larger invertebrate Fossils from the Haustator bilira Assemblage Zone in the west gulf Coastal Plain. USGS Open File Report 84-687:1-282 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 4435: authorized by Matt Kosnik, entered by Matt Kosnik on 14.08.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Serpulimorpha -
Hamulus onyx Morton 1834
Hamulus onyx Morton
 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca sp. Linnaeus 1758 ark
Arca sp.
Striarca webbervillensis clam
Striarca webbervillensis (Stephens
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Nemodon adkinsi clam
Nemodon adkinsi Stephenson
 Arcida - Limopsidae
Limopsis sp. Sassi 1827 clam
Limopsis sp.
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Syncyclonema simplicius scallop
Syncylonema simplicus (Conrad) - originally entered as "Syncylonema simplicius"
Syncyclonema ? kingi Stephenson 1941 scallop
Syncylonema ? kingi (Stephenson) - originally entered as "Syncylonema ? kingi"
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Amussium ? danei" = Amusium
"Amussium ? danei" = Amusium scallop
Amusium ? danei (Stephenson) - originally entered as "Amusium ? danei"
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Pteria sp. Scopoli 1777 pearl oyster
Pteria sp.
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Crenella serica Conrad 1860 mussel
Crenella serica Conrad
Crenella elegantula Meek and Hayden 1862 mussel
Crenella elegantula Meek & Hayden
 Carditida - Carditidae
Vetericardiella webbervillensis clam
Vetericardiella webbervillensis (S
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbula sp. Bruguière 1789 clam
Corbula sp.
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Tenea parilis clam
Tenea parilis Conrad
 Cardiida - Glossidae
Glossus sp. Poli 1795 clam
Glossus sp.
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Cymbophora berryi clam
Cymbophora berryi (Gardner)
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Protocardia (Brevicardium) fragile Stephenson 1941 cockle
Protocardium (Brevicardium) fragil - originally entered as "Protocardium fragile"
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Nymphalucina ? linearea" = Nymphalucina linearia
"Nymphalucina ? linearea" = Nymphalucina linearia Stephenson 1941 clam
Nymphalucina ? linearea (Stephenso - originally entered as "Nymphalucina ? linearea"
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Unicardium concentricum clam
Unicardium concentricum (Conrad)
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
"Nucula cuneifrons" = Nucula cunifrons
"Nucula cuneifrons" = Nucula cunifrons Conrad 1860 nut clam
Nucula cunifrons Conrad
 Protobranchia -
"Perissonata littlei" = Perrisonota, Malletia longfrons
"Perissonata littlei" = Perrisonota clam
Perissonata littlei Gardner
Malletia longfrons clam
Malletia longfrons (Conrad)
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana whitfieldi pointed nut clam
Nuculana whitfieldi (Gardner)
 Cephalaspidea - Cylichnidae
Cylichna sp. Lovén 1846 snail
Cylichna sp.
 Prosobranchia -
Neogastropoda indet. Thiele 1929 snail
Neogastropods indeterminate
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Deussenia sp. Stephenson 1941 snail
Deussenia sp.
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Anomalofusus sp. Wade 1916 snail
Anomalofusus sp.
Bellifusus deatsvillensis snail
Bellifusus deatsvillensis Stephens
 Neogastropoda -
Fulgerca aff. attenuata Wade 1926 snail
Fulgerca aff. A. attenuata (Wade) - originally entered as "Fulgerca aff. attenuata"
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Amuletum (Lutema) sp. Stephenson 1941 turrid
Amuletum (Lutema) sp.
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Drepanocheilus texanus snail
Drepanochilus texanus Stephenson - originally entered as "Drepanochilus texanus"
 Vanikoroidea - Vanikoridae
cf. Megalomphalus sp. Brusina 1871 snail
cf. Megalomphalus - originally entered as "cf. Megalomphalus sp."
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Gyrodes sp. Conrad 1860 moon snail
Gyrodes sp.
 Sorbeoconcha - Thiaridae
? Pachymelania sp. White 1895 snail
Pachymelania ? sp. - originally entered as "Pachymelania ? sp."
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Laxispira monilifera Sohl 1964 turret shell
Laxispira monilifera Sohl
Turritella (Sohlitella) bilira Stephenson 1941 turret shell
Turritella (Sohlitella) bilira (St
"Turritella (Sohlitella) trilira" = Turritella trilira Conrad 1860 turret shell
Turritella (Sohlitella) trilira (C
 Heterostropha - Acteonidae
"Actaeon sp." = Acteon
"Actaeon sp." = Acteon Montfort 1810 snail
Acteon sp. - originally entered as "Acteon sp."
 Tectibranchia - Scaphandridae
Ellipsoscapha mortoni Forbes 1845 snail
Ellipsoscapha mortoni (Forbes)
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
Margaritella cf. pumila snail
Margaritella cf. M. pumila Stephen - originally entered as "Margaritella cf. pumila"
Pseudomalaxis pateriformis Stephenson 1955 snail
Pseudomalaxis pateriformis Stephen
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Dentalium leve tusk shell
Dentalium leve Stephenson
Dentalium sp. Linnaeus 1758 tusk shell
Dentalium sp. (ribbed)
 Ammonitida - Sphenodiscidae
Sphenodiscus sp. Meek 1871 ammonite
Sphenodiscus sp.
 Ammonitida - Scaphitidae
Scaphites sp. Parkinson 1811 ammonite
Scaphites sp.
Hoploscaphites sp. n. sp. Nowak 1911 ammonite
Hoploscaphites n. sp. - originally entered as "Hoploscaphites n. sp."
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
Baculites sp. Lamarck 1799 ammonite
Baculites sp.
 Ammonitida - Diplomoceratidae
Diplomoceras sp. Hyatt 1900 ammonite
Diplomoceras sp.
Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
Fish parts
Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
Shark parts
 Scleractinia - Micrabaciidae
Micrabacia sp. Milne-Edwards 1849 stony coral
Micrabacia spp.