mouth of Whiskey Creek (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Clallam County, Washington (48.1° N, 123.8° W: paleocoordinates 48.5° N, 111.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: J. L. Goedert, V. Thiel, O. Schmale, W. W. Rau, W. Michaelis and J. Peckmann. 2003. The Late Eocene ‘Whiskey Creek’ methane-seep deposit (western Washington State). Facies 48(1):223-239 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 169032: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 05.05.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Haplophragmiina
 Lituolacea - Haplophragmoiidae
Haplophragmoides sp. Cushman 1910
 Lituolacea - Lituolidae
Cyclammina sp. Brady 1876
 Involutinina - Involutinidae
Chilostomellidae
  - Chilostomellidae
 Rotaliina - Cassidulinidae
Rotaliina
 Buliminacea - Uvigerinidae
Uvigerina garzaensis Cushman and Siegfus 1939
 Buliminacea - Buliminidae
 Rotaliacea - Rotaliidae
Gyroidina orbicularis d'Orbigny 1865
spp. planata
 Globigerinaceae - Globigerinidae
Globigerina sp. d'Orbigny 1826
Pseudoglandulina
  -
Textulariina
 Textulariacea - Valvulinidae
Lagenina
 Nodosariacea - Polymorphinidae
 Nodosariacea - Nodosariidae
Plectofrondicularia
  -
Bivalvia
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Modiolus (Modiolus) willapaensis" = Bathymodiolus willapaensis
"Modiolus (Modiolus) willapaensis" = Bathymodiolus willapaensis Squires and Goedert 1991 mussel
 Cardiida - Vesicomyidae
 Lucinida - Thyasiridae
"Conchocele bisecta" = Conchocele conradii
"Conchocele bisecta" = Conchocele conradii Rosenkrantz 1942 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Cryptolucina megadyseides Saul et al. 1996 clam
 Protobranchia - Solemyidae
"Acharax dalli" = Solemya dalli
"Acharax dalli" = Solemya dalli Clark 1925 Awning Clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana (aff. Nuculana) grasslei Allen 1993 pointed nut clam
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Miliolidae