UC 1853 Marysville Buttes (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Sutter County, California (39.2° N, 121.8° W: paleocoordinates 43.1° N, 103.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Capay Formation, Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• Nomland 1916 said Tejon Formation but the UCMP loc. 1853 now is assigned to the Capay Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. O. Nomland. 1916. Corals from the Cretaceous and Tertiary of California and Oregon. Bulletin of the Department of Geology, University of California Publications 9(5):59-76 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122337: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 21.12.2011, edited by Jonathan Marcot and Mark Uhen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina sutterensis n. sp.1 Dickerson 1913 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Cardium dalli n. sp." = Nemocardium (Nemocardium) linteum1
"Cardium dalli n. sp." = Nemocardium (Nemocardium) linteum1 Conrad 1855 cockle
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula cooperi n. sp.1 Dickerson 1913 nut clam
Gastropoda
 Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae
Acrilla (Ferminoscala) tejonensis2 Dickerson 1916 wentletrap
"Two poor wax casts from U. C., loc. 1853, Marysville Buttes, Eocene, can probably be referred to this species."
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Olivula marysvillensis n. sp.1 Dickerson 1913 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
Astyris sp.1 Adams and Adams 1853 snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
"? Phos martini n. sp." = Chrysodomus martini1, Siphonalia sutterensis n. sp.1
"? Phos martini n. sp." = Chrysodomus martini1 Dickerson 1913 true whelk
Siphonalia sutterensis n. sp.1 Dickerson 1913 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Fusinus (Priscofusus) lineatus n. sp.1 Dickerson 1913 snail
Clavella tabulata n. sp.4 Dickerson 1913 snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
"Cancellaria stantoni n. sp." = Admete (Bonellitia) stantoni1
"Cancellaria stantoni n. sp." = Admete (Bonellitia) stantoni1 Dickerson 1913 snail
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Caricella stormsiana n. sp.1 Dickerson 1913 volute
Voluta lawsoni n. sp.1 Dickerson 1913 volute
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
Drillia ullreyana1 Cooper 1894 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Surcula holwayi n. sp.1, Surcula clarki n. sp.1, "Surcula crenatospira n. sp." = Crenaturricula crenatospira4, Turris perkinsiana1, Turris andersoni n. sp.1, Turris monolifera1, Turris inconstans1, "Surcula davisiana" = Surculites mathewsonii1
Surcula holwayi n. sp.1 Dickerson 1913 turrid
Surcula clarki n. sp.1 Dickerson 1913 turrid
"Surcula crenatospira n. sp." = Crenaturricula crenatospira4 Cooper 1894 turrid
Turris perkinsiana1 Cooper 1894 turrid
Turris andersoni n. sp.1 Dickerson 1913 turrid
Turris monolifera1 Cooper 1894 turrid
Turris inconstans1 Cooper 1894 turrid
"Surcula davisiana" = Surculites mathewsonii1 Gabb 1864 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Borsoniidae
Cordiera gracillima1 Cooper 1894 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella merriami n. sp.1 Dickerson 1913 turret shell
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
Architectonica weaveri n. sp.1 Dickerson 1913 sundial
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
? Calliostoma arnoldi n. sp.1 Dickerson 1913 top snail
Chondrichthyes
 Synechodontiformes - Paleospinacidae
Synechodus sp.1 Woodward 1888 elasmobranch
Echinoidea
 Spatangoida - Schizasteridae
Schizaster lecontei3 Merriam 1899 heart urchin
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Balanophyllia variabilis Nomland 1916 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
? Trochocyathus perrini n. sp.1 Dickerson 1913 stony coral