Sohl and Koch OFR # 163 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Near Orion; USGS # 27529

Where: Montgomery County, Alabama (32.0° N, 86.0° W: paleocoordinates 35.0° N, 64.1° W)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Discoscaphites conradi ammonoid zone, lower Member (Prairie Bluff Formation), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• Haustator bilira assemblage zone

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic, gray, silty, sandy claystone

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Reposited in the USGS

Collection methods: bulk,

• Sohl collection

Primary reference: N. F. Sohl and C. F. Koch. 1983. Upper Cretaceous (Maestrichtian) Mollusca from the Haustator bilira Assemblage Zone in the East Gulf Coastal Plain. USGS Open File Report 83-451:1-239 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 4230: authorized by Matt Kosnik, entered by Matt Kosnik on 14.08.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Belmnites sp.
Belemnite sp. - originally entered as "Belemnite sp."
metazoan indet.
Worm Tubes
Malacostraca
  -
Malacostraca indet. Latreille 1802
Crab parts
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpula sp. Linnaeus 1758
Serpula sp.
 Serpulimorpha -
Longitubus sp.
Longitubus sp.
Hamulus onyx Morton 1834
Hamulus onyx Morton
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca sp. Linnaeus 1758 ark
Arca sp.
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris rotundata clam
Glycymeris rotundata (Gabb)
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Nemodon sp. Conrad 1869 clam
Nemodon sp.
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
"Cucullaea (Idonearca) capax" = Idonearca capax
"Cucullaea (Idonearca) capax" = Idonearca capax Conrad 1858 clam
Cucullaea (Idonearca) capax Conrad
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramus (Inoceramus) sp. Sowerby 1814 clam
Inoceramus (Inoceramus) sp.
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Syncyclonema simplicius scallop
Syncylonema simplicus (Conrad) - originally entered as "Syncylonema simplicius"
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Neithea (Neitheops) quinquecostata Sowerby 1814 scallop
Neithea (Neitheops) quinquecostata
Camptonectes (Camptonectes) sp. Meek 1864 scallop
Camptonectes (Comptonectes) sp.
 Pectinida - Limidae
"Lima (Lima) reticulata" = Lima reticulata, Lima (Lima) deatsvillensis
"Lima (Lima) reticulata" = Lima reticulata Forbes 1845 file clam
Lima (Lima) reticulata Lyell & For
Lima (Lima) deatsvillensis file clam
Lima (Lima) deatsvillensis Stephen
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula (Plicatula) mullicaensis scallop
Plicatula (Plicatula) mullicaensis
Plicatula (Plicatula) sp. Lamarck 1801 scallop
Plicatula (Plicatula) sp.
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia (Anomia) argentaria Morton 1833 jingle
Anomia (Anomia) argentaria Morton
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Pycnodonte vesicularis Lamarck 1806 oyster
Pycnodonte vesicularis Lamarck
"Exogyra costata" = Exogyra (Exogyra) costata Say 1971 oyster
Exogyra costata Say
Gryphaeostrea vomer Morton 1828 oyster
Gryphaeostrea vomer Morton
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
"Ostrea mesenterica" = Lopha mesenterica
"Ostrea mesenterica" = Lopha mesenterica Morton 1834 oyster
Ostrea mesenterica Morton
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Arctostrea falacata oyster
Arctostrea falacata (Gabb)
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
Ostrea sp.
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Lithophaga sp. Röding 1798 mussel
Lithophaga sp.
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatella sp. Lamarck 1799 clam
Crassatella sp.
Crassatella vadosa Morton 1834 clam
Crassatella vadosa vadosa Morton
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbula sp. Bruguière 1789 clam
Corbula sp.
Caestocorbula (Parmicorbula) suffalciata clam
Caesticorbula (Parmicorbula) suffa - originally entered as "Caesticorbula suffalciata"
Caestocorbula (Caesticorbula) crassaplica Vincent 1910 clam
Caesticorbula (Caesticorbula) cras - originally entered as "Caesticorbula crassaplica"
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Tenea parilis clam
Tenea parilis Conrad
Veniella conradi Morton 1833 clam
Veniella conradi (Morton)
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Cymbophora sp. Gabb 1868 clam
Cymbophora sp.
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Legumen sp. Conrad 1858 venus clam
Legumen sp.
Cyprimeria sp. Conrad 1864 venus clam
Cyprimeria major Gardner
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"Linearia metastriata" = Linearis
"Linearia metastriata" = Linearis tellin clam
Linearia metastriata Conrad
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Cardium sp. Linnaeus 1758 cockle
Cardium sp.
Protocardia (Brevicardium) sp. Beyrich 1845 cockle
Protocardium (Brevicardium) sp. - originally entered as "Protocardium sp."
 Poromyida - Poromyidae
Liopistha protexta Conrad 1853 clam
Liopistha protexta Conrad
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Pholadomya (Pholadomya) occidentalis Morton clam
Pholadomya (Pholadomya) occidental
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucina sp. Bruguière 1797 clam
Lucina sp.
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Unicardium sp. d'Orbigny 1850 clam
Unicardium sp.
 Myoida -
Eufistulina ripleyana clam
Eufistulana ripleyana (Stephenson) - originally entered as "Eufistulana ripleyana"
 Nuculida - Cardiolariidae
"Nucula amica" = Praeleda compar
"Nucula amica" = Praeleda compar Barrande 1881 clam
Nucula amica Gardner
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana sp. Link 1807 pointed nut clam
Nuculana sp.
Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
"Pseudamaura sp." = Ampullina (Pseudamaura)
"Pseudamaura sp." = Ampullina (Pseudamaura) Fischer 1885 snail
Pseudamaura sp.
 Prosobranchia -
Neogastropoda indet. Thiele 1929 snail
Neogastropods indeterminate
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Buccinopsis sp. Conrad 1857 true whelk
Buccinopsis sp.
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Pyrifusus sp. Conrad 1858 snail
Pyrifusus sp.
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Anomalofusus sp. Wade 1916 snail
Anomalofusus sp.
Bellifusus sp. Stephenson 1941 snail
Bellifusus sp.
Drilluta sp. Wade 1916 snail
Drilluta sp.
Graphidula sp. Stephenson 1941 snail
Graphidula sp.
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Longoconcha sp. Stephenson 1941 volute
Longoconcha spp.
 Neogastropoda - Tudiclidae
Pyropsis sp. Conrad 1860 snail
Pyropsis spp.
 Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae
Napulus sp. Stephenson 1941 snail
Napulus sp.
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Sargana sp. Stephenson 1923 murex snail
Sargana sp.
Ecphora sp. Conrad 1843 murex snail
Ecphora sp.
Lowenstamia sp. Sohl 1964 murex snail
Lowenstamia sp.
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Aporrhaidae indet. Gray 1850 snail
Aporrhaid sp.
Arrhoges (Latiala) sp. Gabb 1868 snail
Arrhoges (Latiala) sp.
 Littorinoidea - Pickworthiidae
Urceolabrum sp. Wade 1916 periwinkle
Urceolabrum sp.
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Euspira sp. Agassiz 1837 moon snail
Euspira sp.
Gyrodes abyssinus moon snail
Gyrodes abyssinus (Morton)
Gyrodes petrosus moon snail
Gyrodes petrosus (Morton)
"Gyrodes spillmani" = Gyrodes (Sohlella) spillmani Gabb 1861 moon snail
Gyrodes spillmani Gabb
 Xenophoroidea - Xenophoridae
"Xenophora leprosa" = Xenophora (Endoptygma) leprosa
"Xenophora leprosa" = Xenophora (Endoptygma) leprosa Morton 1834 carrier shell
Xenophora leprosa (Morton)
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Laxispira monilifera Sohl 1964 turret shell
Laxispira monilifera Sohl
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
Turritella sp.
Turritella vertebroides Morton 1834 turret shell
Turritella vertebroides Morton
"Turritella (Sohlitella) trilira" = Turritella trilira Conrad 1860 turret shell
Turritella (Sohlitella) trilira (C
 Pyramidelloidea - Scaphandridae
Ellipsoscapha sp. Stephenson 1941 snail
Ellipsoscapha sp.
 Seguenzioidea - Calliotropidae
Calliomphalus sp. Cossmann 1888 snail
Calliomphalus sp.
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Sphenodiscidae
Sphenodiscus sp. Meek 1871 ammonite
Sphenodiscus sp.
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
"Baculites (Eubaculites) carinatus" = Eubaculites carinatus, Baculites sp., Baculites tippahensis, "Baculites columna" = Trachybaculites columna
"Baculites (Eubaculites) carinatus" = Eubaculites carinatus Morton 1834 ammonite
Baculites (Eubaculites) carinatus
Baculites sp. Lamarck 1799 ammonite
Baculites sp.
Baculites tippahensis ammonite
Baculites tippahensis Conrad
"Baculites columna" = Trachybaculites columna Morton 1834 ammonite
Baculites columna Morton
 Nautilida - Nautilidae
Eutrephoceras dekayi Morton 1834 nautiloid
Eutrephoceras dekayi (Morton)
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Bryozoa (encrusting)
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Bryozoa (branching)
unclassified
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Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
Otolith
Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
Fish parts
Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
Bone material
Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
Shark parts
Echinoidea
  -
Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
Echinoid sp. - originally entered as "Echinoidea sp."
 Spatangoida - Schizasteridae
? Linthia sp. Desor 1853 heart urchin
Linthia sp.? - originally entered as "Linthia ? sp."
Demospongea
 Clavulina - Clionaidae
Cliona sp. demosponge
Clione sp.
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Micrabaciidae
Micrabacia sp. Milne-Edwards 1849 stony coral
Micrabacia spp.