Stono River, Charleston Co. - Pamlico Fm (Pleistocene) (Pleistocene of the United States)

Also known as South Carolina Loc. 13

Where: Charleston County, South Carolina (32.6° N, 80.0° W: paleocoordinates 32.6° N, 80.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: Pleistocene fossils overlying phosphate rock. 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 66757: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 15.10.2006, edited by Mark Uhen

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.
 Trochoidea - Turbinidae
Angaria crassa Holmes 1859 snail
 Lepetellida - Fissurellidae
"Fissurella alternata" = Diodora cayenensis
"Fissurella alternata" = Diodora cayenensis Lamarck 1822 snail
 Neotaenioglossa - Calyptraeidae
"Crypta aculeata" = Bostrycapulus aculeatus
"Crypta aculeata" = Bostrycapulus aculeatus Gmelin 1791 slipper shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
"Polinices heros" = Euspira heros
"Polinices heros" = Euspira heros Say 1822 moon snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
"Columbella lunata" = Astyris lunata
"Columbella lunata" = Astyris lunata Say 1826 snail
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Prunum roscidum Redfield 1860 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Murex pomum" = Chicoreus (Phyllonotus) pomum Gmelin 1791 murex snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Vitrinellidae
"Vitrinella multicarinata" = Episcynia inornata
"Vitrinella multicarinata" = Episcynia inornata d'Orbigny 1842 snail
 Nuculanida - Nuculanidae
"Nucula acuta" = Nuculana acuta
"Nucula acuta" = Nuculana acuta Conrad 1832 pointed nut clam
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris pectinata" = Tucetona pectinata
"Glycymeris pectinata" = Tucetona pectinata Gmelin 1791 clam
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Anadara ovalis" = Lunarca ovalis, "Anadara brasiliana" = Anadara (Cunearca) brasiliana
"Anadara ovalis" = Lunarca ovalis Bruguiere 1789 ark
"Anadara brasiliana" = Anadara (Cunearca) brasiliana Lamarck 1819 ark
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Phacoides crenella" = Parvilucina crenella
"Phacoides crenella" = Parvilucina crenella Dall 1901 clam
 Pholadida - Myidae
"Mya arenaria" = Mya (Arenomya) arenaria
"Mya arenaria" = Mya (Arenomya) arenaria Linnaeus 1758 softshell clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Mulinia lateralis Say 1822 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Chione intapurpurea" = Puberella intapurpurea
"Chione intapurpurea" = Puberella intapurpurea Conrad 1849 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"Tellina alternata" = Tellina (Eurytellina) alternata
"Tellina alternata" = Tellina (Eurytellina) alternata Say 1822 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Semelidae
"Mesodesma concentrica" = Ervilia concentrica
"Mesodesma concentrica" = Ervilia concentrica Holmes 1858 clam
 Cardiida - Solecurtidae
"Tagelus gibbus" = Tagelus plebeius
"Tagelus gibbus" = Tagelus plebeius Lightfoot 1786 clam