Warren Brothers Pit - Bed 3 [Pinecrest Fm] (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: Sarasota County, Florida (27.3° N, 82.5° W: paleocoordinates 27.4° N, 81.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pinecrest Member (Tamiami Formation), Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From Pinecrest beds ?=Pinecrest Mbr. AGE: Late Pliocene; Middle Pliocene in text. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From Bed 3 (4 ft thickness), near middle of section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; unlithified, shelly/skeletal sandstone

• ENVIRONMENT: Oyster biostrome.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Sandstone, shelly. LITHIFICATION: Unlithified, based on figured specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite

Collection methods: surface (float),

• COLLECTOR: Multiple collectors. REPOSITORY: Florida State University, Dept. of Geology.

Primary reference: N. E. Weisbord. 1972. Creusia neogenica, a new species of coral-inhabiting barnacle from Florida. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 10(1):59-64 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92739: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 27.11.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to taxa described in text and characteristic taxa. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication with somewhat antiquated nomenclature and species-resolution identifications.
 Sessilia - Balanidae
Creusia neogenica Weisbord 1972 barnacle
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pecten sp. Müller 1776 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Ostrea haitensis" = Hyotissa haitensis
"Ostrea haitensis" = Hyotissa haitensis Sowerby 1850 oyster
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
"Conus adversarius" = Conus (Contraconus) adversarius
"Conus adversarius" = Conus (Contraconus) adversarius Conrad 1840 cone shell
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
Siderastrea pliocenica Vaughan 1919 stony coral