Sedgefield (Pleistocene of South Africa)

Also known as Column 10

Where: South Africa (34.0° S, 22.8° E: paleocoordinates 34.1° S, 22.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: Lithostratigraphic relations are not discussed in text. AGE: Pleistocene, presumably. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Unknown.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; unlithified siliciclastic sediments

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Unknown. LITHIFICATION: Unknown. Assumed unlithified as it is described as a "raised beach".

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: COLLECTOR: Unknown. REPOSITORY: Unknown. Originally reported by Martin, 1956, 196?, (Barnard, 1958, pers. comm.)

Primary reference: K. H. Barnard. 1962. Revised list of South African late Tertiary and Pleistocene marine Mollusca. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 36(4):179-196 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 122941: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 07.01.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for mollusca. NOMENCLATURE: Not an authoritative publication, and with somewhat antiquated nomenclature, though with species-resolution identifications.
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Pectinida - Limidae
Lima rotundata file clam
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
 Mytilida - Crenellidae
"Lanistina cuneata" = Musculus
"Lanistina cuneata" = Musculus mussel
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Chloromytilus meridionalis Krauss 1848 mussel
 Pholadida - Myidae
 Cardiida - Mesodesmatidae
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Lutraria lutraria Linnaeus 1767 clam
"Mactra ovalina" = Mactrotoma angusta Reeve 1854 surfclam
 Cardiida - Ungulinidae
"Diplodonta (Felania) cf. senegalensis" = Felaniella senegalensis Reeve 1850 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Venus verrucosa venus clam
Venus arakana venus clam
Tapes corrugata venus clam
Tapes deshayesii venus clam
Chione (Timoclea) costellifera Adams and Reeve 1850 venus clam
Dosinia hepatica venus clam
Dosinia africana Gray 1838 venus clam
Sunetta contempta venus clam
Pitaria kochii venus clam
Tivela transversa venus clam
 Cardiida - Donacidae
Donax serra Roding 1798 clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Gastrana abildgaardiana Spengler 1798 tellin clam
Tellina regularis tellin clam
Tellina madagascariensis Gmelin 1791 tellin clam
Macoma litoralis tellin clam
 Cardiida - Psammobiidae
 Cardiida - Semelidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Cardiida - Lasaeidae
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
 Solenida - Solenidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Cephalaspidea - Bullidae
Bulla ampulla Linnaeaus 1758 snail
 Cephalaspidea - Cylichnidae
Cylichna sp. Lovén 1846 snail
Philine sp. Ascanius 1772 snail
 Triphoroidea - Triphoridae
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Ancilla obtusa olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Nassa kraussiana true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Bullia laevissima Gmelin 1791 snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Thais dubia Krauss 1848 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Terebra suspensa auger snail
 Littorinoidea - Littorinidae
 Vanikoroidea - Eulimidae
"Melanella (Eulima) algoensis" = Eulima
"Melanella (Eulima) algoensis" = Eulima snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Natica genuana moon snail
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
"Crepidula aculeata" = Bostrycapulus aculeatus
"Crepidula aculeata" = Bostrycapulus aculeatus Gmelin 1791 slipper shell
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
Cymatium dolarium triton shell
Cymatium klenei triton shell
 Rissooidea - Rissoidae
Rissoa sp. Fréminville 1814 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella capensis turret shell
"Turritella carinifera" = Turritella (Torquesia) carinifera Deshayes 1824 turret shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
"Cerithium kochi" = Rhinoclavis kochi Philippi 1848 cerith snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Dialidae
 Heterostropha - Acteonidae
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
 Haliotoidea - Haliotidae
Haliotis sp. Linnaeus 1758 abalone
 Fissurelloidea - Fissurellidae
"Amblychilepas scutella" = Amblychilepas scutellum
"Amblychilepas scutella" = Amblychilepas scutellum Gmelin 1791 snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae