Shipyard Creek, Charleston Co. - Pamlico Fm (Pleistocene) (Pleistocene of the United States)

Also known as South Carolina Loc. 12

Where: Charleston County, South Carolina (32.8° N, 79.9° W: paleocoordinates 32.8° N, 79.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Pamlico Formation, Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From Pamlico Formation (Richards 1962). AGE: Sangamon, Pleistocene (Richards 1962).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; unlithified siliciclastic sediments

• ENVIRONMENT: No specific environment provided in text for individual collection.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: No detailed lithologic data reported in text. LITHIFICATION: Assumed to be unlithified given age and figured specimens in Richards (1962).

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Collection methods: COLLECTORS: Based on collections of Richards (1936). REPOSITORIES: Collections held in various museums, possibly including the Academy of Natural Sciences, USNM, MCZ (Cambridge), and AMNH.

Primary reference: H. G. Richards. 1962. Studies on the marine Pleistocene: Part II. The marine Pleistocene mollusks of eastern North America. Transactions of the American Philosophocal Society 52(3):1-142 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 66756: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 15.10.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for gastropoda and bivalvia. NOMENCLATURE: Not an authoratative publication, and somewhat antiquated. However, all occurrences include species-resolution assignments and list synonymies.
Gastropoda
 Lepetellida - Fissurellidae
Diodora cayenensis Lamarck 1822 snail
 Heterostropha - Ellobiidae
"Melampus lineatus" = Melampus bidentatus
"Melampus lineatus" = Melampus bidentatus Say 1822 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiopsidae
Cerithiopsis emersonii Adams 1839 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Littorinidae
"Littorina irrorata" = Littoraria irrorata
"Littorina irrorata" = Littoraria irrorata Say 1822 periwinkle
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
"Polinices duplicatus" = Neverita duplicatus
"Polinices duplicatus" = Neverita duplicatus Say 1822 moon snail
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
"Nassarius obsoletus" = Ilyanassa obsoleta, "Nassarius acutus" = Nassarius (Nassarius) acutus, Nassarius vibex
"Nassarius obsoletus" = Ilyanassa obsoleta Say 1822 snail
"Nassarius acutus" = Nassarius (Nassarius) acutus Say 1822 snail
Nassarius vibex Say 1822 snail
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
"Busycon canaliculatum" = Busycotypus canaliculatus
"Busycon canaliculatum" = Busycotypus canaliculatus Linnaeus 1758 whelk
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
"Cantharus cancellata" = Solenosteira cancellaria
"Cantharus cancellata" = Solenosteira cancellaria Conrad 1846 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
"Columbella (Anachis) obesa" = Parvanachis obesa
"Columbella (Anachis) obesa" = Parvanachis obesa Adams 1845 snail
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
"Oliva sayana" = Oliva (Ispidula) sayana
"Oliva sayana" = Oliva (Ispidula) sayana Ravenel 1834 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Urosalpinx cinerea Say 1822 murex snail
Bivalvia
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
"Nucula proxima" = Nucula (Nucula) proxima
"Nucula proxima" = Nucula (Nucula) proxima Say 1820 Atlantic Nut Clam
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Anadara ovalis" = Lunarca ovalis
"Anadara ovalis" = Lunarca ovalis Bruguiere 1789 ark
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Crassostrea virginica Gmelin 1791 oyster
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Divaricella quadrisulcata" = Divalinga quadrisulcata, "Codakia costata" = Parvilucina costata, "Phacoides crenella" = Parvilucina crenella
"Divaricella quadrisulcata" = Divalinga quadrisulcata d'Orbigny 1846 clam
"Codakia costata" = Parvilucina costata d'Orbigny 1846 clam
"Phacoides crenella" = Parvilucina crenella Dall 1901 clam
 Pholadida - Pholadidae
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Mulinia lateralis, "Spisula solidissima" = Hemimactra solidissima
Mulinia lateralis Say 1822 clam
"Spisula solidissima" = Hemimactra solidissima Dilwyn 1817 clam
 Cardiida - Anatinellidae
"Labiosa plicatella" = Raeta plicatella
"Labiosa plicatella" = Raeta plicatella Lamarck 1818 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Chione cancellata Linnaeus 1767 venus clam
Mercenaria mercenaria Linnaeus 1758 quahog
Mercenaria campechiensis Gmelin 1791 quahog
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Dinocardium robustum Lightfoot 1786 cockle
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"Tellina alternata" = Tellina (Eurytellina) alternata
"Tellina alternata" = Tellina (Eurytellina) alternata Say 1822 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Semelidae
Semele proficua Pulteney 1799 clam
Semele bellastriata Conrad 1837 clam
 Cardiida - Solecurtidae
"Tagelus gibbus" = Tagelus plebeius
"Tagelus gibbus" = Tagelus plebeius Lightfoot 1786 clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassinella lunulata Conrad 1834 clam
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia tridentata" = Pleuromeris tridentata
"Venericardia tridentata" = Pleuromeris tridentata Say 1826 clam