Farley Creek [Chipola Fm] (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as FLMNH Loc. CA022

Where: Calhoun County, Florida (30.5° N, 85.2° W: paleocoordinates 30.9° N, 81.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Chipola Formation, Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Chipola Fm, for which lithostratigraphic relations are not discussed. AGE: Early Miocene; direct date from 87Sr/86Sr isotope dating of fossils from elsewhere in Chipola Fm [=Burdigalian age]. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within local section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; unlithified, calcareous sandstone

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Lime sand. LITHIFICATION: Unlithified, on the basis of figured specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: COLLECTOR: Duerr, R. REPOSITORY: FLMNH.

Primary reference: R. Duerr. 2008. Two new species of Mitrella (Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Columbellidae) from the lower Miocene Chipola Formation of northwestern Florida. The Nautilus 122(3):151-154 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 89240: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 11.05.2009, edited by Pete Wagner

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Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to taxa described in text. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature and species-resolution identifications.
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
? Mitrella hayesorum n. sp. Duerr 2008 snail
? Mitrella phyllisae n. sp. Duerr 2008 snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
Cypraeorbis willcoxi Dall 1890 cowry
"Zoila arlettae" = Cypraeorbis arlettae Dolin 1991 cowry