AMNH Loc. 1007 [Horry Clay] (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Horry County, South Carolina (33.7° N, 78.9° W: paleocoordinates 33.7° N, 78.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From Horry Clay. AGE: Late Pleistocene. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Unknown position within formation.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; unlithified, shelly/skeletal siltstone

• ENVIRONMENT: Shallow-marine, siliciclastic environment.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Siltstone, shelly. LITHIFICATION: Unlithified, based on observation of specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite

Reposited in the AMNH

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• COLLECTOR: Unknown collector. REPOSITORY: AMNH. FIDELITY: High ecological fidelity.

Primary reference: A. J. W. Hendy, D. P. Buick, K. V. Bulinski, C. A. Ferguson, and A. I. Miller. 2008. Unpublished census data from Atlantic coastal plain and circum-Caribbean Neogene assemblages and taxonomic opinions. [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 69046: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 15.02.2007

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Taxonomic list

• TAXONOMY: Identified by A. Hendy; nomenclature based on revision of Spencer and Campbell (1987) [PBDB Ref# 15525].
unclassified
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Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1795 snail
 Lepetellida - Fissurellidae
Diodora pamlicoensis Ward and Blackwelder 1987 snail
 Neotaenioglossa - Calyptraeidae
Crucibulum (Crucibulum) sp. Schumacher 1817 slipper shell
Crepidula sp. Lamarck 1799 slipper shell
Crepidula plana Say 1822 slipper shell
Crepidula fornicata Linnaeus 1758 slipper shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
Neverita duplicatus Say 1822 moon snail
Natica (Natica) sp. Scopoli 1777 moon snail
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Fasciolaria sp. Lamarck 1799 tulip snail
Fusinus sp. Rafinesque 1815 snail
COMMENTS: Listed as "Heilprinia sp."
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Olivella (Olivella) mutica Say 1822 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Strioterebrum sp. Sacco 1891 auger snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus sp. Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Scaphella sp. Swainson 1832 volute
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Prunum limatulum Conrad 1834 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Urosalpinx cinerea Say 1822 murex snail
Eupleura caudata Say 1822 murex snail
 Cerithioidea - Turritellidae
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
Bivalvia
 Solenida - Pharidae
Ensis directus Conrad 1844 clam
 Cardiida - Sportellidae
Basterotia sp. Mayer in Hörnes 1859 clam
COMMENTS: Listed as "Sportella sp."
 Cardiida - Mactridae
"Spisula similis" = Hemimactra solidissima Dilwyn 1817 clam
Mulinia lateralis Say 1822 clam
 Cardiida - Ungulinidae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Transennella stimpsoni Dall 1902 venus clam
Gouldia metastriata venus clam
[entered as Gouldia metastriatum]
Chione sp. von Mühlfield 1811 venus clam
Mercenaria sp. Schumacher 1817 quahog
Lirophora (Lirophora) sp. Conrad 1863 venus clam
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Pseudochama sp. Odhner 1917 jewel box
 Cardiida - Corbiculidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Dinocardium robustum Lightfoot 1786 cockle
"Laevicardium laevigatum" = Laevicardium serratum Linnaeus 1758 cockle
 Cardiida - Solecurtidae
Tagelus (Tagelus) plebeius Lightfoot 1786 clam
 Cardiida - Semelidae
Semele sp. Schumacher 1817 clam
Semele bellastriata Conrad 1837 clam
[entered as Semele bellestriata]
Abra aequalis Say 1822 abra
Cumingia tellinoides Conrad 1831 clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Angulus "sp. A" Megerle 1811 tellin clam
Angulus "sp. B" Megerle 1811 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Donacidae
Donax fossor Say 1822 clam
 Pholadida - Pholadidae
"Pholas campechiensis" = Pholas (Thovana) campechiensis
"Pholas campechiensis" = Pholas (Thovana) campechiensis Gmelin 1791 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Linga waccamawensis clam
COMMENTS: Listed as "Bellucina waccamawensis"
 Carditida - Carditidae
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte concentrica Conrad 1834 clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Marvacrassatella sp. Ward and Blackwelder 1987 clam
Crassinella sp. Guppy 1874 clam
Crassinella lunulata Conrad 1834 clam
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris arata" = Tucetona arata, Glycymeris americana
"Glycymeris arata" = Tucetona arata Conrad 1841 clam
Glycymeris americana Defrance 1826 clam
 Arcida - Noetiidae
 Arcida - Arcidae
Anadara aequicostata Conrad 1845 ark
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Conradostrea sp. Ward and Blackwelder 1987 oyster
Crassostrea virginica Gmelin 1791 oyster
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Argopecten gibbus Linnaeus 1758 calico scallop
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula gibbosa Lamarck 1801 scallop
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia simplex d'Orbigny 1845 jingle
 Pectinida - Limidae
Limatula sp. Wood 1839 file clam
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Mytilus sp. Linnaeus 1758 mussel
Aulacomya sp. Mörch 1853 mussel
Based on fragmented specimens
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
"Nucula proxima" = Nucula (Nucula) proxima
"Nucula proxima" = Nucula (Nucula) proxima Say 1820 Atlantic Nut Clam
 Nuculanida - Nuculanidae
Nuculana acuta Conrad 1832 pointed nut clam