Jackson Bluff [Jackson Bluff Fm] (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: Leon County, Florida (30.4° N, 84.6° W: paleocoordinates 30.5° N, 84.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Jackson Bluff Formation (Alum Bluff Group), Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; sandstone and marl

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: N. E. Weisbord. 1971. Corals from the Chipola and Jackson Bluff Formations of Florida. Geological Bulletin State of Florida Department of Natural Resources Division of Interior Resources Bureau of Geology 53:1-105 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 123549: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 25.01.2012

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Paracyathus vaughani Gane 1895 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Oculinidae
Oculina cf. diffusa Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Oculina sarasotana Weisbord 1971 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae
Astrangia talquinensis n. sp. Weisbord 1971 stony coral
Astrangia leonensis n. sp. Weisbord 1971 stony coral
Septastrea marylandica Conrad 1841 stony coral
Phyllangia blakei Wells 1947 stony coral
Gastropoda
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
"Tegula (Omphalius) exoleta" = Chlorostoma (Omphalius)
"Tegula (Omphalius) exoleta" = Chlorostoma (Omphalius) top snail
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
"Oliva sayana" = Oliva (Ispidula) sayana
"Oliva sayana" = Oliva (Ispidula) sayana Ravenel 1834 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Muricidea floridana" = Calotrophon ostrearum
"Muricidea floridana" = Calotrophon ostrearum Conrad 1846 murex snail
subsp. libertiensis
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
Cymatosyrinx lunata Lea 1833 snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
"Conus adversarius" = Conus (Contraconus) adversarius
"Conus adversarius" = Conus (Contraconus) adversarius Conrad 1840 cone shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Vermetidae
Petaloconchus sculpturatus Lea 1846 worm shell
 Cerithioidea - Turritellidae
Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Cardium (Trachycardium) striatum" = Trachycardium
"Cardium (Trachycardium) striatum" = Trachycardium cockle
subsp. leonense
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama congregata Conrad 1833 jewel box
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Chione (Lirophora) ulocyma" = Lirophora (Panchione) ulocyma
"Chione (Lirophora) ulocyma" = Lirophora (Panchione) ulocyma Dall 1895 venus clam
subsp. leonensis
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Arca (Anadara) lienosa" = Anadara (Rasia) lienosa, "Arca (Anadara) callicestosa" = Anadara callicestosa, "Arca (Anadara) sellardsi" = Anadara (Larkinia) sellardsi, "Arca (Anadara) idonea" = Dallarca idonea
"Arca (Anadara) lienosa" = Anadara (Rasia) lienosa Say 1832 ark
"Arca (Anadara) callicestosa" = Anadara callicestosa Dall 1898 ark
"Arca (Anadara) sellardsi" = Anadara (Larkinia) sellardsi Mansfield 1932 ark
"Arca (Anadara) idonea" = Dallarca idonea Conrad 1832 clam
subsp. harveyensis
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris americana Defrance 1826 clam
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Ostrea sculpturata" = Conradostrea sculpturata Conrad 1840 oyster
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
"Plicatula marginata" = Plicatula gibbosa
"Plicatula marginata" = Plicatula gibbosa Lamarck 1801 scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Chlamys (Plagioctenium) comparilis" = Aequipecten comparilis, "Chlamys (Plagioctenium) eboreus" = Carolinapecten eboreus
"Chlamys (Plagioctenium) comparilis" = Aequipecten comparilis Tuomey and Holmes 1855 scallop
subsp. jacksonensis
"Chlamys (Plagioctenium) eboreus" = Carolinapecten eboreus Conrad 1833 scallop
subsp. darlingtonensis
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Thecostraca
 Balanomorpha - Balanidae
"Balanus (Balanus) talquinensis" = Paraconcavus talquinensis Weisbord 1966 barnacle