SDSNH 4312 (=OCPC loc. 0022) (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as Fossil Reef Park

Where: Orange County, California (33.6° N, 117.7° W: paleocoordinates 32.6° N, 111.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: CN3 nannofossil zone, Saddleback Valley Limestone Member (Monterey Formation), Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone and poorly lithified, calcareous sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: C. J. Stadum and K. L. Finger. 2016. Paleontology and stratigraphy of the Miocene Saddleback Valley Limestone, Orange County, Southern California. Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 524:31-49 [J. Marcot/J. Marcot]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 196138: authorized by Jonathan Marcot, entered by Jonathan Marcot on 05.09.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Maxillopoda
 Sessilia - Balanidae
Megabalanus tintinnabulum Linnaeus 1758 barnacle
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Spirorbis sp. Daudin 1800
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris sp. Da Costa 1778 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Spondylus sp. Linnaeus 1758 scallop
Amussiopecten vanvlecki Arnold 1907 scallop
"Amusium lompocensis" = Amussium lompocensis Arnold 1906 scallop
"Pacipecten andersoni" = Leptopecten scallop
Chlamys sespeensis Arnold 1906 scallop
Crassadoma cf. gigantea Gray 1825 scallop
Lyropecten crassicardo Conrad 1856 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Limaria sp. Link 1807 file clam
Lima sp. Bruguière 1797 file clam
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Mytilus sp. Linnaeus 1758 mussel
"Mytilus cf. expansus" = Crenomytilus expansus Arnold 1907 mussel
Lithophaga sp. Röding 1798 mussel
 Pholadida - Teredinidae
Teredinidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Mactridae indet. Lamarck 1809 clam
Tresus sp. Gray 1853 clam
 Cardiida - Ungulinidae
"Felaniella cf. hartfordi" = Diplodonta, "Felaniella harfordi" = Felaniella (Felaniella) harfordi
"Felaniella cf. hartfordi" = Diplodonta clam
"Felaniella harfordi" = Felaniella (Felaniella) harfordi Anderson 1905 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Veneridae indet. Rafinesque 1815 venus clam
Chione schencki venus clam
"Chione cf. richthofeni" = Chione (Chionopsis) richthofeni Hertlein and Jordan 1927 venus clam
Dosinia sp. Scopoli 1777 venus clam
Saxidomus vaquerosensis Arnold 1909 venus clam
 Cardiida - Solecurtidae
? Solecurtidae indet. d'Orbigny 1846 clam
Solecurtidae indet. d'Orbigny 1846 clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"cf. Leporimetis sp." = Psammotreta (Leporimetis)
"cf. Leporimetis sp." = Psammotreta (Leporimetis) Iredale 1930 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Psammobiidae
cf. Gari sp. Schumacher 1817 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Trachycardium sp. Mörch 1853 cockle
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
Panopea sp. Menard 1807 clam
Panopea abrupta Conrad 1849 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucinidae indet. Fleming 1828 clam
Anodontia sp. Link 1807 clam
Gastropoda
 Opisthobranchia - Cylichnidae
Scaphander cf. jugularis Conrad 1855 snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
Columbellidae indet. Swainson 1840 snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Antillophos woodringi Addicott 1970 true whelk
Kelletia lorata Addicott 1970 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Nassariidae indet. Iredale 1916 snail
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Melongena californica Anderson and Martin 1914 snail
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Fasciolariidae indet. Gray 1853 snail
Priscofusus geniculus Conrad 1849 snail
Fusinus sp. Rafinesque 1815 snail
Pleuroploca sp. Fischer 1884 snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
"Cancellaria dalliana" = Cancellaria (Euclia) dalliana Anderson 1905 snail
Cancellaria ocoyana Addicott 1970 snail
Cancellaria sp. Lamarck 1799 snail
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
Mitridae indet. Swainson 1831 mitre shell
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Forreria bartoni murex snail
Hexaplex sp. Perry 1811 murex snail
Morula cf. granti Addicott 1970 murex snail
"Trophon kernensis" = Trophon (Austrotrophon) kernensis Anderson 1905 murex snail
Thais edmondi Arnold 1907 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Turridae indet. Swainson 1840 turrid
Megasurcula keepi Arnold 1907 turrid
Ophiodermella cf. temblorensis Anderson and Martin 1914 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus sp. Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
"Terebra cooperi" = Terebra (Terebra) cooperi
"Terebra cooperi" = Terebra (Terebra) cooperi Anderson 1905 auger snail
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
Strombus sp. Linnaeus 1758 conch
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Naticidae indet. Guilding 1834 moon snail
Sinum cf. scopulosum Conrad 1849 moon snail
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Crucibulum sp. Schumacher 1817 slipper shell
Calyptraea sp. Lamarck 1799 slipper shell
Crepidula sp. Lamarck 1799 slipper shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Vermicularia sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
Turritella ocoyana Conrad 1855 turret shell
Turritella temblorensis Wiedey 1928 turret shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Batillariidae
Batillaria sp. Benson 1842 snail
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
cf. Odostomia sequoiana Addicott 1970 snail
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
cf. Macrarene sp. Hertlein and Strong 1951 snail
 Fissurelloidea - Fissurellidae
Diodora sp. Gray 1821 snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Chlorostoma sp. Swainson 1840 top snail
Gymnolaemata
 Cheilostomata - Electridae
 Cheilostomata - Gemelliporellidae
Gnathostomata
  -
Chondrichthyes indet. Huxley 1880 cartilaginous fish
Echinoidea
 Cidaroida - Cidaridae
Eucidaris cf. thouarsii Valencienncs 1846 pencil urchin
 Clypeasteroida - Echinarachniidae
Prymnesiophyceae
 Prymnesiophycidae - Prymnesiophycidae
Coccolithus pelagicus Wallich 1877
  -
Calcidiscus leptoporus Murray and Blackman 1898
Helicosphaera
  -
Helicosphaera carteri
  -
Helicosphaera carteri Wallich 1877
Dicotyledonae
 Urticales - Dilleniidae
Ficus sp. Linnaeus 1753
 Ichnofossils -
Palaeophycus sp. Hall 1847