PRI 3554 (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Burleson County, Texas (30.7° N, 96.4° W: paleocoordinates 31.9° N, 87.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Stone City Member (Crockett Formation), Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; unlithified, glauconitic, argillaceous sandstone

• Environment from PBDB col 2413 "above storm wave base"
• Lithology from PBDB col 2413

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: K. V. Palmer and D. C. Brann. 1965. Catalogue of the Paleocene and Eocene mollusca of the southern and eastern United States. Part 1. Pelecypoda, Amphineura, Peteropoda, Scaphopoda and Cephalopoda. Bulletins of American Paleontology 48:1-471 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 90656: authorized by Jocelyn Sessa, entered by Laurie Eccles on 12.08.2009, edited by Ursula Smith

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca (Arca) petropolitana Stenzel and Krause 1957 ark
Barbatia (Barbatia) uxorispalmeri Stenzel and E. K 1957 clam
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Eburneopecten sp. Conrad 1865 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
"Lima (Limatulella) petropolitana" = Limaria
"Lima (Limatulella) petropolitana" = Limaria file clam
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia ephippioides Gabb 1860 jingle
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Mauricia houstonia" = Modiola houstonia
"Mauricia houstonia" = Modiola houstonia Harris 1895 mussel
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia (Venericor) mooreana" = Venericardia (Venericor) densata Conrad 1845 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Notocorbula texana Gabb 1860 clam
Vokesula smithvillensis Harris 1919 clam
Vokesula smithvillensis petropolitana
 Cardiida - Anatinellidae
 Cardiida - Ungulinidae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Pitar (Katherinella) smithvillensis Stenzel et al. 1957 venus clam
Pitar (Calpitaria) petropolitanus Stenzel et al. 1957 venus clam
Pitar (Calpitaria) texibrazus Stenzel et al. 1957 venus clam
Sinodia (Sinodia) eocaenica Stenzel et al. 1957 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina (Moerella) petropolitana Stenzel and Krause 1957 tellin clam
Tellina (Eurytellina) mooreana Gabb 1860 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Semelidae
Abra (Abra) petropolitana Stenzel 1957 abra
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
"Yoldia (Orthoyoldia) psammotaea" = Orthoyoldia psammotaea Dall 1898 pointed nut clam
Litorhadia petropolitana pointed nut clam
? Litorhadia evanescentior Stenzel and E. K 1957 pointed nut clam
Yoldia (Calorhadia) compsa Gabb 1860 pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Opisthobranchia - Retusidae
 Neogastropoda - Olivellidae
Agaronia bombylis Conrad 1833 snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Dorsanum scalatum Heilprin 1891 true whelk
Pseudoliva vetusta Conrad 1833 true whelk
Pseudoliva vetusta carinata and Pseudoliva vetusta linosa
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Latirus moorei Gabb 1860 snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
"Bullata semenoides" = Closia (Bullata), Lapparia mooreana
"Bullata semenoides" = Closia (Bullata) volute
 Neogastropoda - Costellariidae
Uromitra brazosana ribbed mitre
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Eosurcula moorei Gabb 1860 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Borsoniidae
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Glyptotoma crassiplicata Gabb 1860 cone shell
 Ficoidea - Ficidae
Ficopsis texana fig shell
 Vanikoroidea - Hipponicidae
 Vanikoroidea - Eulimidae
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Lunatia" moorei moon snail
Sinum arctatum moon snail
Sinum inconstans moon snail
Sinum bilix Conrad 1833 moon snail
Polinices aratus moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella nasuta turret shell
 Pyramidelloidea - Scaphandridae
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
Scaphopoda
 Gadilida - Gadilidae