PRI Loc. 1619 (sample 2, replicate A) - Duplin Fm (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: Duplin County, North Carolina (34.9° N, 78.1° W: paleocoordinates 35.0° N, 77.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Duplin Formation, Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Duplin Formation. AGE: Late Pliocene. Campbell (1974) suggested an age of zone N-20, or about 3.0-3.5 Ma for the type section of the Duplin Fm at Natural Well, late Pliocene age. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: "Brown phase".

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; unlithified, coarse-grained, shelly/skeletal sandstone

• ENVIRONMENT: Shallow-marine, restricted/sheltered, fine-grained siliciclastic environment.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Coarse, sandy marl, shelly. LITHIFICATION: Unlithified, based on observation of specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite

Collected by Smith in 1937; reposited in the PRI

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• COLLECTOR: B. Smith, April 2, 1937. REPOSITORY: PRI. FIDELITY: Moderate 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 Unpublished census data from Atlantic coastal plain and circum-Caribbean Neogene assemblages and taxonomic opinions.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 79341: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 02.03.2008

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Taxonomic list

• TAXONOMY: Identified by A. Hendy; nomenclature based on revision of Gardner (1943) [PBDB Ref# 16984], Campbell and Campbell (1995) and Ward (1992) [16985].
Bryozoa
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Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1795 snail
 Heterostropha - Pyramidellidae
Turbonilla sp. Risso 1826 snail
 Cerithioidea - Turritellidae
"Turritella duplinensis" = Turritella (Torculoidella) duplinensis
"Turritella duplinensis" = Turritella (Torculoidella) duplinensis Gardner and Aldrich 1919 turret shell
 Neotaenioglossa - Calyptraeidae
"Crepidula aculeata" = Bostrycapulus aculeatus Gmelin 1791 slipper shell
Crucibulum sp. Schumacher 1817 slipper shell
Calyptraea centralis Conrad 1841 slipper shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
Euspira heros Say 1822 moon snail
Tectonatica pusilla Say 1822 moon snail
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
"Olivella carolinae" = Olivella (Dactylidia) carolinae
"Olivella carolinae" = Olivella (Dactylidia) carolinae Gardner 1948 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Marginella sp. Lamarck 1799 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Urosalpinx sp. Stimpson 1865 murex snail
Bivalvia
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Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Nuculanida - Nuculanidae
"Saccella acuta" = Nuculana acuta
"Saccella acuta" = Nuculana acuta Conrad 1832 pointed nut clam
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Conradostrea sp. Ward and Blackwelder 1987 oyster
 Arcida - Arcidae
Lunarca ovalis Bruguiere 1789 ark
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris americana Defrance 1826 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Chesacardium acutilaqueatum Conrad 1839 cockle
 Cardiida - Semelidae
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"Moerella sp." = Tellina (Moerella)
"Moerella sp." = Tellina (Moerella) Fischer 1887 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Chione cribraria, "Transenella carolinensis" = Transennella
Chione cribraria Conrad 1843 venus clam
"Transenella carolinensis" = Transennella venus clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Mulinia congesta Conrad 1833 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Caryocorbula conradi Gardner 1944 clam
 Solenida - Pharidae
Ensis directus Conrad 1844 clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Marvacrassatella sp. Ward and Blackwelder 1987 clam
 Carditida - Carditidae
Pteromeris perplana Dall 1903 clam
Cyclocardia granulata Say 1824 clam
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte concentrica Conrad 1834 clam