PRI Loc. 1854 (sample 1, replicate B) - Caloosahatchee Fm (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Pinellas County, Florida (27.8° N, 82.7° W: paleocoordinates 27.8° N, 82.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Caloosahatchee Formation, Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From unknown unit, but probably the Caloosahatchee Fm based on faunal content. AGE: Early Pleistocene. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Unknown position within formation.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

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

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite

Collected by Marcott and Olsson in 1962; reposited in the PRI

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• COLLECTOR: E. Marcott and A.A. Olsson, 1962. REPOSITORY: PRI, Ithaca, NY. 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 Unpublished census data from Atlantic coastal plain and circum-Caribbean Neogene assemblages and taxonomic opinions.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 80024: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 01.04.2008, edited by Kate Bulinski

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• TAXONOMY: Identified by A. Hendy; nomenclature based on revision of Olsson and Harbison (1953) [PBDB Ref# 11206] and DuBar (1958) [25514].
Annelida indet. Lamarck 1809
 Opisthobranchia - Bullidae
Bulla striata BruguiƩre 1792 snail
 Cerithioidea - Turritellidae
"Turritella (Torcula) apicaulis" = Torcula turret shell
Vermicularia spirata Philippi 1836 turret shell
Turritella (Bactrospira) perattenuata Heilprin 1886 turret shell
 Neotaenioglossa - Calyptraeidae
Crepidula plana Say 1822 slipper shell
"Crepidula aculeata" = Bostrycapulus aculeatus Gmelin 1791 slipper shell
Calyptraea centralis Conrad 1841 slipper shell
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Gemophos sp. Olsson and Harbison 1953 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Marginella sp. Lamarck 1799 margin shell
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia simplex d'Orbigny 1845 jingle
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
"Plicatula marginata" = Plicatula gibbosa
"Plicatula marginata" = Plicatula gibbosa Lamarck 1801 scallop
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Pinna sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Crassostrea virginica Gmelin 1791 oyster
 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca wagneriana Heilprin 1887 ark
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Tucetona arata Conrad 1841 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Arcinella cornuta Conrad 1866 jewel box
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Anomalocardia caloosana venus clam
[entered as Anomalocardia caloosona]
"Chione (Chione) cribraria" = Chione cribraria Conrad 1843 venus clam
Chione (Chione) elevata Say 1822 venus clam
"Dosinia elegans" = Dosinia (Dosinidia) elegans Conrad 1838 venus clam
"Macrocallista reposta" = Macrocallista (Macrocallista) reposta Conrad 1834 venus clam
Transennella conradina Dall 1884 venus clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Rangia cuneata Sowerby 1831 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Carditida - Carditidae
Carditamera arata Conrad 1832 clam