Marine Bivalvia of Kamchikskaya Suite in northwestern Kamchatka (Paleocene to of Russian Federation)

Where: Russian Federation (62.5° N, 165.0° E: paleocoordinates 72.7° N, 160.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Kamchikskaya Formation, Danian to Danian (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

• Concordantly occuring on the Getkilnanskaya Suite, and concordantly overlapped by the Tkapravayamskaya Suite. Enters into the Kamchik Horizon. Lower Thanetian through Upper Danian.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone and lithified siltstone

• Sandstones, siltstones, claystones, limestone beds, coal layaers. Thockness 1000m.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. I. Kafanov and K. Ogasawara. 2004. Neogene and Paleogene Molluscan (Bivalvia) Cenozones of the Russian Northeast. Science Reports of the Institute of Geoscience, University of Tsukuba, Section B 25:9-45 [W. Kiessling/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 50039: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 05.05.2005

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Acar penjica miniature ark
Barbatia (Barbatia) landesi Weaver and Palmer 1922 clam
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbula (Cuneocorbula) formosa Devjatilova and Volobueva 1981 clam
 Cardiida - Corbiculidae
 Cardiida - Trapezidae
 Cardiida - Mactridae
"Spisula cf. merriami" = Mactromeris merriami, Spisula aequilateralis
"Spisula cf. merriami" = Mactromeris merriami Packard 1916 clam
Spisula aequilateralis Waring 1917 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Pitar simiensis venus clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Nemocardium cf. linteum" = Nemocardium (Nemocardium) linteum, "Acanthocardia (Schedocardia) cf. breweri" = Acanthocardia (Schedocardia) brewerii
"Nemocardium cf. linteum" = Nemocardium (Nemocardium) linteum Conrad 1855 cockle
"Acanthocardia (Schedocardia) cf. breweri" = Acanthocardia (Schedocardia) brewerii Gabb 1864 cockle
 Solenida - Solenidae
 Poromyida - Cuspidariidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucina washingtonensis Turner 1938 clam
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
 Protobranchia - Sareptidae
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
? Hilgardia parkei, "Nuculana (Saccella) alaeformis" = Saccella, "Nuculana (Saccella) cf. uvasana" = Saccella, Nuculana (Saccella) gabbii
? Hilgardia parkei Anderson and Hanna 1925 pointed nut clam
?H. parkei coosensis
"Nuculana (Saccella) alaeformis" = Saccella pointed nut clam
"Nuculana (Saccella) cf. uvasana" = Saccella pointed nut clam
Nuculana (Saccella) gabbii Conrad 1869 pointed nut clam