Sonja Lens, Agatdalen, Nugssuaq, Greenland (Paleocene of Greenland)

Where: Greenland (70.6° N, 53.1° W: paleocoordinates 62.9° N, 23.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sonja Member (Agatdal Formation), Selandian (61.6 - 59.2 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deltaic; lithified sandstone

• Sandstone lense

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. A. Kollmann and J. S. Peel. 1983. Paleocene gastropods from Nûgssuaq, West Greenland. Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse, Bulletin 146:1-115 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 22943: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 04.07.2002, edited by Uta Merkel, Mihaela Krause and Pete Wagner

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Gastropoda
 Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae
"? Coniscala sp." = Epitonium (Coniscala) de Boury 1887 wentletrap
"Hemiacirsa sp." = Acirsa (Hemiacirsa) de Boury 1890 wentletrap
Cerithiscala sp. de Boury 1887 wentletrap
Belliscala sp. Stephenson 1941 wentletrap
Confusiscala sp. de Boury 1909 wentletrap
cf. Opalia sp. Adams and Adams 1853 wentletrap
 Patellogastropoda - Lepetidae
Lepetidae indet. Gray 1850 limpet
 Patellogastropoda - Lottiidae
Scurria sp. Gray 1847 limpet
Acmaea sp. Eschscholtz 1830 limpet
? Acmaea sp. Eschscholtz 1830 limpet
 Patellogastropoda - Patellidae
Patella sp. Linnaeus 1758 limpet
 Cephalaspidea - Retusidae
Retusa sp. Brown 1827 snail
 Cephalaspidea - Cylichnidae
Acteocina sp. Gray 1847 barrel-bubble
Cylichna sp. Lovén 1846 snail
 Cephalaspida -
? Douvilleia sp. Parnes 1988 snail
 Heterostrophia -
 Triphoroidea - Triforidae
Cerithiella sp. Verrill 1882 snail
 Triphoroidea - Triphoridae
Triphoridae indet. Gray 1847 snail
"Ogivia sp." = Triphora (Ogivia) Harris and Burrows 1891 snail
 Triphoroidea - Cerithiopsidae
Cerithiopsis sp. Hanley 1849 snail
cf. Cerithiopsis sp. Hanley 1849 snail
Seila sp. Adams 1861 snail
 Neogastropoda - Perissityidae
Nekewis sp. Stewart 1927 snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
Columbellopsis sp. Bucquoy et al. 1882 snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Buccinidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 true whelk
Coptochetus sp. Cossmann 1889 true whelk
? Coptochetus sp. Cossmann 1889 true whelk
Cominella sp. Gray 1850 true whelk
Suessonia sp. Cossmann 1889 true whelk
Parvisipho sp. Cossmann 1889 true whelk
Strepsidura sp. Swainson 1840 true whelk
Popenoeum lacunosum2 Pacaud and Schnetler 1999 true whelk
Pseudoliva sp. Swainson 1840 true whelk
Pseudoliva praetermissa2 Pacaud and Schnetler 1999 true whelk
Searlesia sp. Harmer 1914 true whelk
"Pollia sp." = Cantharus (Pollia) Sowerby 1843 true whelk
Janiopsis sp. Rovereto 1899 true whelk
Laevibuccinum sp. Conrad 1865 true whelk
aff. Siphonalia sp. Adams 1863 true whelk
Penion sp. Fischer 1884 true whelk
cf. Penion sp. Fischer 1884 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Buccinofusus sp. Conrad 1868 snail
cf. Streptochetus sp. Cossmann 1901 snail
"Streptolathyrus sp." = Streptochetus (Streptolathyrus) Cossmann 1901 snail
Fusinus sp. Rafinesque 1815 snail
Fasciolariinae indet. Gray 1853 snail
Boltenella sp. Wade 1917 snail
 Neogastropoda -
cf. Haplovoluta sp. Wade 1918 snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Admete sp. Müller 1842 admete
Sveltella sp. Cossmann 1889 snail
Coptostoma sp. Cossmann 1899 snail
cf. Coptostoma sp. Cossmann 1899 snail
Kroisbachia peeli n. sp.3 snail
Cancelrana sp. Palmer 1937 snail
cf. Plesiotriton sp. Fischer 1884 snail
cf. Bonellitia sp. Jousseaume 1887 snail
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
"Tiara sp." = Mitra (Tiara)
"Tiara sp." = Mitra (Tiara) Swainson 1831 mitre shell
 Neogastropoda - Strepsiduridae
Ancillarina sp. Bellardi 1882 snail
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Volutidae indet., "Volutocorbis sp." = Athleta (Volutocorbis), "Psephaea sp." = Fulgoraria (Psephaea)
Volutidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 volute
"Volutocorbis sp." = Athleta (Volutocorbis) Dall 1890 volute
"Psephaea sp." = Fulgoraria (Psephaea) Crosse 1871 volute
 Neogastropoda - Costellariidae
Conomitra sp. Conrad 1865 ribbed mitre
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"cf. Trophonopsis sp." = Trophon (Trophonopsis) murex snail
Muricopsis sp. Bucquoy et al. 1882 murex snail
? Muricopsis sp. Bucquoy et al. 1882 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Pseudolividae
Fusulculus nanapullus2 Pacaud and Schnetler 1999 snail
 Neogastropoda - Ptychatractidae
Exilia sp. Conrad 1860 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Turridae indet. Swainson 1840 turrid
"Surcula sp." = Turricula Schumacher 1817 turrid
"Crenaturricula sp." = Turricula (Crenaturricula) Vokes 1939 turrid
cf. Leucosyrinx sp. Dall 1889 turrid
Turris sp. Röding 1798 turrid
"Hemipleurotoma sp." = Gemmula Weinkauff 1875 turrid
cf. Amuletum sp. Stephenson 1941 turrid
Surculites sp. Conrad 1865 turrid
Hemisurcula sp. Casey 1904 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Raphitomidae
Clinura sp. Bellardi 1875 snail
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
aff. Tibia sp. Röding 1798 true conch
 Stromboidea - Tylostomatidae
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Aporrhaidae indet. Gray 1850 snail
Drepanocheilus sp. Meek 1864 snail
cf. Drepanocheilus sp. Meek 1864 snail
 Ficoidea - Ficidae
Ficus sp., "Fulguroficus sp." = Ficopsis (Fulguroficus)
Ficus sp. Röding 1798 fig shell
"Fulguroficus sp." = Ficopsis (Fulguroficus) Grabau 1904 fig shell
 Littorinoidea - Littorinidae
Lacuna sp. Turton 1827 periwinkle
Dissochilus sp. Cossmann 1888 periwinkle
"Littorinopsis sp." = Littoraria (Littorinopsis) Mörch 1876 periwinkle
 Vanikoroidea - Vanikoridae
 Vanikoroidea - Hipponicidae
Hipponix sp. Defrance 1819 hoof shell
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Lunatia sp. Gray 1847 moon snail
Polinices sp. Monfort 1810 moon snail
Amaurellina sp. Fischer 1885 moon snail
aff. Amaurellina sp. Fischer 1885 moon snail
 Cypraeoidea - Eocypraeidae
Eocypraea sp. Cossmann 1903 snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
Zonaria sp. Jousseaume 1884 cowry
Palaeocypraea sp. Schilder 1928 cowry
? Palaeocypraea sp. Schilder 1928 cowry
Protocypraea sp. Schilder 1927 cowry
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Sigapatella sp. Lesson 1830 slipper shell
Calyptraea sp. Lamarck 1799 slipper shell
Crepidula sp. Lamarck 1799 slipper shell
 Calyptraeoidea - Trichotropidae
Trichotropinae indet. Gray 1850 snail
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
Cymatiidae indet. Iredale 1913 triton shell
Ranella sp. Lamarck 1816 triton shell
 Rissooidea - Elachisinidae
Entomope sp. Cossmann 1888 snail
 Rissooidea - Rissoidae
Rissoidae indet. Gray 1847 snail
Rissoa sp. Fréminville 1814 snail
Cossmannia sp. Newton 1891 snail
cf. Pseudotaphrus sp. Cossmann 1888 snail
Microtaphrus sp. Cossmann 1888 snail
Arsenia sp. Monterosato and Cossmann 1921 snail
cf. Rissoina sp. d'Orbigny 1840 snail
Rissoina sp. d'Orbigny 1840 snail
"Zebinella sp." = Rissoina (Zebinella) Mörch 1876 snail
"Buvignieria sp." = Rissoina (Buvignieria) Cossmann 1921 snail
"Taramellia sp." = Manzonia (Alvinia) Monterosato 1884 snail
 Truncatelloidea - Hydrobiidae
Goniatogyra sp. Cossmann 1921 snail
 Truncatelloidea - Tornidae
Teinostoma sp. Adams and Adams 1853 snail
 Truncatelloidea - Iravadiidae
Chevallieria sp. Cossmann 1888 snail
Ceratia sp. Adams and Adams 1850 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
Telescopium sp. Monfort 1810 horn snail
"Potamidopsis sp." = Potamides (Potamidopsis) Munier-Chalmas 1900 horn snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Litiopidae
Alaba sp. Adams and A 1853 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Mesalia sp. Gray 1847 turret shell
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
"Semivertagus sp." = Clava (Semivertagus)
"Semivertagus sp." = Clava (Semivertagus) Cossmann 1880 cerith snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Metacerithiidae
Metacerithium sp. Cossmann 1906 snail
 Heterostropha - Acteonidae
cf. Rictaxis sp. Dall 1871 snail
Acteon sp. Montfort 1810 snail
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
"Ringiculina sp." = Ringicula (Ringiculina) Monterosato 1884 snail
Gilbertina sp. Morlett 1888 snail
 Heterostropha - Gordenellidae
"Clathrobaculus sp." = Promathildia
"Clathrobaculus sp." = Promathildia Andreae 1887 snail
 Heterostropha - Mathildidae
Fimbriatella sp. Sacco 1895 snail
Gegania sp. Jeffreys 1884 snail
Mathilda sp. Semper 1865 snail
 Pulmonata -
Grandipatula sp. Cossmann 1889 slug
 Tectibranchia - Scaphandridae
Ellipsoscapha sp. Stephenson 1941 snail
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Otostoma sp. d'Archaic 1859 snail
Neritoplica sp. Oppenheim 1892 snail
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
Syrnola sp. Adams 1860 snail
"Puposyrnola sp." = Syrnola (Puposyrnola) Cossmann 1921 snail
"Pyrgiscus sp." = Turbonilla (Pyrgiscus) Philippi 1841 snail
Odostomia sp. Fleming 1817 snail
"Megastomia sp." = Odostomia (Megastomia) snail
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
Pseudomalaxis sp. Fischer 1850 snail
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
Homalopoma sp. Carpenter 1864 snail
 Seguenzioidea - Seguenziidae
Basilissa sp. Watson 1879 snail
 Fissurelloidea - Fissurellidae
Emarginulina sp. Goldfuss 1870 snail
"Semperia sp." = Emarginula (Semperia) Crosse 1867 snail
Fissurella sp. Bruguière 1789 snail
Puncturella sp. Lowe 1827 puncturella
 Scissurelloidea - Scissurellidae
Scissurella sp. d'Orbigny 1824 snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Solariella sp. Wood 1842 top snail
"Colliculus sp." = Gibbula (Colliculus) Monterosato 1888 top snail
Monodonta sp. Lamarck 1799 top snail
Osilinus sp. top snail
Clanculus sp. Monfort 1810 top snail
Calliostoma sp. Swainson 1840 top snail
 Trochoidea - Ataphridae
Ataphrus sp. Gabb 1869 snail
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae
Astrangia (Coenangia) cf. cretacea1 Bölsche 1870 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Columastreidae
? Haimesiastraea (Peruviastrea) sp.1 Vaughan 1900 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Oculinidae
Oculina becki1 Nielsen 1922 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
"? Caryophyllia andreasi" = Caryophyllia konincki1 Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Stephanocyathus (Stephanocyathus) sp.1 Seguenza 1864 stony coral
sp. 2
 Scleractinia - Flabellidae
"Flabellum groenlandicum" = Flabellum anderssoni1
"Flabellum groenlandicum" = Flabellum anderssoni1 Felix 1909 stony coral