ACon-4 Upper Lisbon (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Conecuh County, Alabama (31.3° N, 86.7° W: paleocoordinates 32.4° N, 75.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Lisbon Formation), Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• None.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; unlithified, glauconitic, gray, blue, calcareous sandstone

• None.

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: L. D. Toulmin. 1977. Stratigraphic Distribution of Paleocene and Eocene Fossils in the Eastern Gulf Coast Region. Geological Survey of Alabama, Monograph 13 1:1-602 [M. Patzkowsky/K. Layou/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 81253: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 14.06.2008

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Barbatia rhomboidella Lea 1833 clam
Barbatia rhomboidella subscopula
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia ephippioides Gabb 1860 jingle
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Cubitostrea sellaeformis Conrad 1832 oyster
 Carditida - Carditidae
Venericardia spp., "? Venericardia claiboplata" = Venericardia carolinensis
Venericardia spp. Lamarck 1801 clam
"? Venericardia claiboplata" = Venericardia carolinensis Conrad 1848 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
"cf. Caryocorbula alabamiensis" = Corbula (Caryocorbula) alabamiensis, ? Corbula extenuata
"cf. Caryocorbula alabamiensis" = Corbula (Caryocorbula) alabamiensis Lea 1833 clam
? Corbula extenuata Dall 1898 clam
 Cardiida -
 Cardiida - Veneridae
? Pitar macbeani venus clam
Callista perovata Conrad 1833 venus clam
Callista perovata lisbonensis
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"Tellina raveneli" = Tellina (Arcopagia) raveneli
"Tellina raveneli" = Tellina (Arcopagia) raveneli Conrad 1846 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"? Cardium harrisi" = Ringicardium harrisi
"? Cardium harrisi" = Ringicardium harrisi cockle
 Solenida - Solenidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
"Nucula mauricensis" = Nucula (Nucula) mauricensis
"Nucula mauricensis" = Nucula (Nucula) mauricensis Harris 1919 nut clam
Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
"Ampullella recurva" = Ampullina
"Ampullella recurva" = Ampullina snail
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Ancilla staminea Conrad 1832 olive snail
Ancilla staminea punctulifera
 Neogastropoda - Olivellidae
Agaronia sp. Gray 1839 snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Pseudoliva vetusta Conrad 1833 true whelk
Monoptygma leai true whelk
cf. Lacinia alveata Conrad 1833 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Athleta sp. Conrad 1853 volute
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Sinum bilix Conrad 1833 moon snail
? Neverita spp. Risso 1826 moon snail
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Crepidula lirata Conrad 1833 slipper shell
Crepidula dumosa Conrad 1834 slipper shell
"Calyptraea aperta" = Calyptraea (Trochita) aperta Solander 1766 slipper shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella spp., "Turritella rina" = Haustator rina
Turritella spp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
"Turritella rina" = Haustator rina turret shell
Turritella rina subrina
Gnathostomata
  -
Chondrichthyes indet. Huxley 1880 cartilaginous fish
Shark tooth
Echinoidea
 Clypeasteroida - Protoscutellidae
Periarchus lyelli Conrad 1834 sand dollar
Pericarchus lyelli subsp.
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae
Turbinolia pharetra Lea 1833 stony coral