PRI Loc. 1525 (sample 1, replicate C) [Yorktown Fm] (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: North Carolina (34.9° N, 78.1° W: paleocoordinates 35.0° N, 77.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Yorktown Formation, Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: Probably from the Yorktown Formation. AGE: Late Pliocene. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Unknown position within formation.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; unlithified, coarse-grained, shelly/skeletal sandstone

• ENVIRONMENT: Shallow-marine, restricted/sheltered, fine-grained siliciclastic environment.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Coarse, sandy marl, shelly. LITHIFICATION: Unlithified, based on observation of specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite

Reposited in the PRI

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• COLLECTOR: Unknown. REPOSITORY: PRI, Ithaca. FIDELITY: Moderate ecological fidelity.

Primary reference: A. J. W. Hendy, D. P. Buick, K. V. Bulinski, C. A. Ferguson, and A. I. Miller. 2008. Unpublished census data from Atlantic coastal plain and circum-Caribbean Neogene assemblages and taxonomic opinions. [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79249: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 28.02.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for gastropoda, bivalvia and other macroinvertebrates. NOMENCLATURE: Lists, counts, and identifications compiled by A. Hendy, in reference to Glenn (1904), Martin (1904), Gardner (1947), Ward (1992), and Ward and Gillinsky (1993).
Cirripedia
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Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Lunarca sp." = Anadara (Lunarca)
"Lunarca sp." = Anadara (Lunarca) Gray 1857 ark
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
 Arcida - Noetiidae
Noetia sp. Gray 1857 clam
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
"Plicatula marginata" = Plicatula gibbosa
"Plicatula marginata" = Plicatula gibbosa Lamarck 1801 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Chama striata" = Nanogyra (Palaeogyra) virgula Deshayes 1831 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
 Carditida - Astartidae
 Carditida - Carditidae
Pteromeris perplana Dall 1903 clam
Carditamera arata Conrad 1832 clam
Cyclocardia granulata Say 1824 clam
 Cardiida - Chamidae
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Mulinia congesta Conrad 1833 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Gemma magna, Mercenaria campechiensis, "Transenella carolinensis" = Transennella
Gemma magna Dall 1903 venus clam
Mercenaria campechiensis Gmelin 1791 quahog
"Transenella carolinensis" = Transennella venus clam
 Cardiida - Semelidae
Semele subovata Say 1824 clam
 Solenida - Pharidae
Ensis directus Conrad 1844 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucinidae indet. Fleming 1828 clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
"Olivella carolinae" = Olivella (Dactylidia) carolinae
"Olivella carolinae" = Olivella (Dactylidia) carolinae Gardner 1948 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Trigonostoma sp. Blainville 1827 snail
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Marginella sp. Lamarck 1799 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
""Trophon" tetricus" = Boreotrophon tetricus
""Trophon" tetricus" = Boreotrophon tetricus Conrad 1832 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus sp. Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Euspira heros Say 1822 moon snail
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
Serpulorbis granifera Say 1824 worm shell
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
"Crepidula spinosa" = Bostrycapulus aculeatus
"Crepidula spinosa" = Bostrycapulus aculeatus Gmelin 1791 slipper shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
"Turritella duplinensis" = Turritella (Torculoidella) duplinensis
"Turritella duplinensis" = Turritella (Torculoidella) duplinensis Gardner and Aldrich 1919 turret shell
Echinoidea
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Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin