SDSNH 4312, Fossil Reef Park (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as OCPC loc. 0022

Where: Orange County, California (33.6° N, 117.7° W: paleocoordinates 32.6° N, 111.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: CN3 nannofossil zone, Saddleback Valley Limestone Member (Monterey Formation), Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone and poorly lithified, calcareous sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: C. J. Stadum and K. L. Finger. 2016. Paleontology and stratigraphy of the Miocene Saddleback Valley Limestone, Orange County, Southern California. Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 524:31-49 [J. Marcot/J. Marcot]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 196138: authorized by Jonathan Marcot, entered by Jonathan Marcot on 05.09.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Helicosphaera
  -
Helicosphaera carteri
  -
Helicosphaera carteri Wallich 1877
Coccolithophyceae
 Prymnesiophycidae - Prymnesiophycidae
Coccolithus pelagicus Wallich 1877
 Isochrysidales - Noelaerhabdaceae
Demospongiae
 Clavulina - Clionaidae
Entobia sp. demosponge
Gnathostomata
  -
Chondrichthyes indet. Huxley 1880 cartilaginous fish
Echinoidea
 Cidaroida - Cidaridae
"Eucidaris cf. thouarsii" = Cidaris thouarsii
"Eucidaris cf. thouarsii" = Cidaris thouarsii Valencienncs 1846 pencil urchin
 Clypeasteroida - Echinarachniidae
Vaquerosella merriami Anderson 1905 sand dollar
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Spirorbis sp. Daudin 1800
Gymnolaemata
 Cheilostomata - Electridae
 Cheilostomata - Gemelliporellidae
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris sp. Da Costa 1778 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Spondylus sp. Linnaeus 1758 scallop
"Amusium lompocensis" = Amussium lompocensis Arnold 1906 scallop
Pacipecten andersoni Arnold 1906 scallop
Crassadoma cf. gigantea Gray 1825 scallop
Chlamys sespeensis Arnold 1906 scallop
Lyropecten crassicardo Conrad 1856 scallop
Amussiopecten vanvlecki Arnold 1908 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Limaria sp. Link 1807 file clam
Lima sp. Bruguière 1797 file clam
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Pycnodonte wiedeyi Hertlein 1928 oyster
Pycnodonte cf. howelli Wiedey 1928 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Mytilus sp., Lithophaga sp., "Modiolus ynezianus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) ynezianus, "Mytilus cf. expansus" = Crenomytilus expansus
Mytilus sp. Linnaeus 1758 mussel
Lithophaga sp. Röding 1798 mussel
"Modiolus ynezianus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) ynezianus Arnold 1908 mussel
misspelled as "Modiolus ynezensis"
"Mytilus cf. expansus" = Crenomytilus expansus Arnold 1907 mussel
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucinidae indet. Fleming 1828 clam
Anodontia sp. Link 1807 clam
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
Panopea sp. Menard 1807 clam
"Panopea tenuis" = Panope tenuis Wiedey 1928 clam
Panopea abrupta Conrad 1849 clam
 Pholadida - Teredinidae
Teredinidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"cf. Leporimetis sp." = Psammotreta (Leporimetis)
"cf. Leporimetis sp." = Psammotreta (Leporimetis) Iredale 1930 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Psammobiidae
cf. Gari sp. Schumacher 1817 clam
 Cardiida - Solecurtidae
? Solecurtidae indet. d'Orbigny 1846 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Trachycardium cf. vaquerosensis" = Dallocardia vaquerosense, Trachycardium sp.
"Trachycardium cf. vaquerosensis" = Dallocardia vaquerosense Arnold 1908 cockle
Trachycardium sp. Mörch 1853 cockle
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Veneridae indet. Rafinesque 1815 venus clam
Saxidomus vaquerosensis Arnold 1909 venus clam
Clementia cf. conradiana Anderson 1905 venus clam
"Chione cf. richthofeni" = Chione (Chionopsis) richthofeni Hertlein and Jordan 1927 venus clam
Chione schencki Loel and Corey 1932 venus clam
Dosinia sp. Scopoli 1777 venus clam
 Cardiida - Ungulinidae
"Felaniella harfordi" = Felaniella (Felaniella) harfordi, "Felaniella cf. harfordi" = Felaniella (Felaniella) harfordi
"Felaniella harfordi" = Felaniella (Felaniella) harfordi Anderson 1905 clam
listed on p. 38 under Gastropoda
"Felaniella cf. harfordi" = Felaniella (Felaniella) harfordi Anderson 1905 clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Mactridae indet. Lamarck 1809 clam
Tresus sp. Gray 1853 clam
Gastropoda
 Opisthobranchia - Cylichnidae
Scaphander cf. jugularis Conrad 1855 snail
 Heterostropha - Pyramidellidae
cf. Odostomia sequoiana Addicott 1970 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Ficidae
Ficus sp. Röding 1798 fig shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Strombidae
Strombus sp. Linnaeus 1758 conch
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
"Cancellaria dalliana" = Cancellaria (Euclia) dalliana Anderson 1905 snail
Cancellaria ocoyana Addicott 1970 snail
Cancellaria sp. Lamarck 1799 snail
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
Mitridae indet. Swainson 1831 mitre shell
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Trophon kernensis" = Trophon (Austrotrophon) kernensis Anderson 1905 murex snail
Thais edmondi Arnold 1907 murex snail
Forreria bartoni Arnold 1909 murex snail
Morula cf. granti Addicott 1970 murex snail
Hexaplex sp. Perry 1811 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Fasciolariidae indet. Gray 1853 snail
Fusinus sp. Rafinesque 1815 snail
Priscofusus geniculus Conrad 1849 snail
Pleuroploca sp. Fischer 1884 snail
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Nassariidae indet. Iredale 1916 snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
Columbellidae indet. Swainson 1840 snail
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Melongena californica Anderson and Martin 1914 snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Antillophos woodringi Addicott 1970 true whelk
Kelletia lorata Addicott 1970 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus sp. Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
"Pyruconus cf. owenianus" = Conus (Chelyconus) owenianus Anderson 1905 cone shell
Pyruconus cf. hayesi Arnold 1909 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
"Terebra cooperi" = Terebra (Terebra) cooperi
"Terebra cooperi" = Terebra (Terebra) cooperi Anderson 1905 auger snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Turridae indet. Swainson 1840 turrid
Ophiodermella cf. temblorensis Anderson and Martin 1914 turrid
Megasurcula keepi Arnold 1907 turrid
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
Naticidae indet. Guilding 1834 moon snail
Sinum cf. scopulosum Conrad 1849 moon snail
 Neotaenioglossa - Calyptraeidae
Calyptraea sp. Lamarck 1799 slipper shell
Crucibulum sp. Schumacher 1817 slipper shell
Crepidula sp. Lamarck 1799 slipper shell
 Cerithioidea - Batillariidae
Batillaria sp. Benson 1842 snail
 Cerithioidea - Turritellidae
Vermicularia sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
Turritella temblorensis Wiedey 1928 turret shell
Turritella ocoyana Conrad 1855 turret shell
 Lepetellida - Fissurellidae
Fissurella rixfordi Hertlein 1928 snail
Diodora sp. Gray 1821 snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Chlorostoma sp. Swainson 1840 top snail
 Trochoidea - Turbinidae
cf. Macrarene sp. Hertlein and Strong 1951 snail
Thecostraca
 Balanomorpha - Balanidae
Megabalanus tintinnabulum Linnaeus 1758 barnacle
 Coccosphaerales - Calcidiscaceae
Calcidiscus leptoporus Murray and Blackman 1898
 Ichnofossils -
Palaeophycus sp. Hall 1847