PRI bulk sample, replicate C - Simmons Bluff [Pamlico Fm] (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Charleston County, South Carolina (32.7° N, 80.2° W: paleocoordinates 32.7° N, 80.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-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: coastal; unlithified, fine-grained sandstone

• ENVIRONMENT: Shallow marine, shelfal siliciclastic.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Fine sandstone. LITHIFICATION: Unlithified, on the basis of inspection of fossil material.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the PRI

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• COLLECTORS: Unknown. Relatively recent collection. REPOSITORIES: PRI. COMMENTS: Collections from Simmons Bluff labeled as replicates A, B, and C, are ~equal splits derived from an original larger collection.

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 Unpublished census data from Atlantic coastal plain and circum-Caribbean Neogene assemblages and taxonomic opinions.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 79707: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 18.03.2008

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Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for gastropoda and bivalvia. NOMENCLATURE: Identified by A. Hendy (3/2008).
Echinoidea
 Clypeasteroida - Dendrasteridae
Dendraster sp. Agassiz and Desor 1847 sand dollar
Gastropoda
 Opisthobranchia - Cylichnidae
Acteocina canaliculata Say 1826 barrel-bubble
 Heterostropha - Pyramidellidae
Turbonilla sp. Risso 1826 snail
 Neotaenioglossa - Calyptraeidae
Crepidula plana Say 1822 slipper shell
Bivalvia
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
"Nucula proxima" = Nucula (Nucula) proxima
"Nucula proxima" = Nucula (Nucula) proxima Say 1820 Atlantic Nut Clam
 Arcida - Arcidae
Lunarca ovalis Bruguiere 1789 ark
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Radiolucina amianta Dall 1901 clam
Divalinga quadrisulcata d'Orbigny 1846 clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Mulinia lateralis Say 1822 clam
 Cardiida - Anatinellidae
Raeta plicatella Lamarck 1818 clam
 Cardiida - Ungulinidae
"Phlyctiderma soror" = Diplodonta soror
"Phlyctiderma soror" = Diplodonta soror Adams 1852 clam
 Cardiida - Kelliidae
Bornia triangula Glenn 1904 clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Macoma sp. Leach 1819 tellin clam
Angulus texanus Dall 1900 tellin clam
"Scissula sp." = Moerella (Scissula) Dall 1900 tellin clam
 Solenida - Pharidae
Ensis directus Conrad 1844 clam
Cirripedia
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