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.
unclassified
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Gastropoda
 Opisthobranchia - Cylichnidae
Cylichna sp. Lovén 1846 snail
Philine sp. Ascanius 1772 snail
 Opisthobranchia - Bullidae
Bulla ampulla Linnaeaus 1758 snail
 Trochoidea - Solariellidae
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
 Lepetellida - Fissurellidae
"Amblychilepas scutella" = Amblychilepas scutellum
"Amblychilepas scutella" = Amblychilepas scutellum Gmelin 1791 snail
 Lepetellida - Haliotidae
Haliotis sp. Linnaeus 1758 abalone
 Heterostropha - Pyramidellidae
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
 Heterostropha - Acteonidae
 Neotaenioglossa - Calyptraeidae
"Crepidula aculeata" = Bostrycapulus aculeatus
"Crepidula aculeata" = Bostrycapulus aculeatus Gmelin 1791 slipper shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Littorinidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Rissoidae
Rissoa sp. Fréminville 1814 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
Natica genuana moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Ranellidae
Cymatium dolarium triton shell
Cymatium klenei triton shell
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Nassa kraussiana true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Bullia laevissima Gmelin 1791 snail
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Ancilla obtusa olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Terebra suspensa auger snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Thais dubia Krauss 1848 murex snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Triphoridae
 Vanikoroidea - Eulimidae
"Melanella (Eulima) algoensis" = Eulima
"Melanella (Eulima) algoensis" = Eulima snail
 Cerithioidea - Dialidae
 Cerithioidea - Cerithiidae
"Cerithium kochi" = Rhinoclavis kochi Philippi 1848 cerith snail
 Cerithioidea - Turritellidae
"Turritella carinifera" = Turritella (Torquesia) carinifera Deshayes 1824 turret shell
Turritella capensis turret shell
Bivalvia
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
"Glycimeris connollyi" = Glycymeris
"Glycimeris connollyi" = Glycymeris clam
 Solenida - Solenidae
 Cardiida - Montacutidae
"Rochefortia ? similis" = Mysella (Rochefortia)
"Rochefortia ? similis" = Mysella (Rochefortia) clam
 Cardiida - Mesodesmatidae
 Cardiida - Mactridae
"Mactra ovalina" = Mactrotoma angusta Reeve 1854 surfclam
Lutraria lutraria Linnaeus 1767 clam
 Cardiida - Ungulinidae
"Diplodonta (Felania) cf. senegalensis" = Felaniella senegalensis Reeve 1850 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Tivela transversa venus clam
Pitaria kochii venus clam
Dosinia hepatica venus clam
Dosinia africana Gray 1838 venus clam
Tapes corrugata venus clam
Tapes deshayesii venus clam
Venus verrucosa venus clam
Venus arakana venus clam
Chione (Timoclea) costellifera Adams and Reeve 1850 venus clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Cardium turtoni" = Papillicardium turtoni
"Cardium turtoni" = Papillicardium turtoni Sowerby 1894 cockle
 Cardiida - Semelidae
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina regularis tellin clam
Tellina madagascariensis Gmelin 1791 tellin clam
Gastrana abildgaardiana Spengler 1798 tellin clam
Macoma litoralis tellin clam
 Cardiida - Donacidae
Donax serra Roding 1798 clam
 Cardiida - Psammobiidae
 Pholadida - Myidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Pectinida - Limidae
Lima rotundata file clam
 Mytilida - Crenellidae
"Lanistina cuneata" = Musculus
"Lanistina cuneata" = Musculus mussel
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Chloromytilus meridionalis Krauss 1848 mussel