TU 559 - Neils Eddy Landing [Waccamaw Fm] (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Columbus County, North Carolina (34.3° N, 78.2° W: paleocoordinates 34.4° N, 77.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From Waccamaw Fm. AGE: Late Pliocene-Early Pleistocene, but here assigned to the Early Pleistocene following DuBar (1971). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Unknown position within formation.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

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

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite

Collected by Vokes & Vokes; reposited in the FLMNH, USNM

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• COLLECTOR: H. and E. Vokes. REPOSITORY: FLMNH, Gainesville, Florida; USNM.

Primary reference: E. H. Vokes and H. E. Vokes. 2000. Catalogue of Tulane University fossil localities. Unpublished notes [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 80035: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 01.04.2008, edited by Kate Bulinski

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for gastropod and bivalvia. TAXONOMY: Identified by A. Hendy; nomenclature based on revision of Gardner (1943) [PBDB Ref# 16984].
Gastropoda
 Trochoidea - Solariellidae
Solariella gemma1 Tuomey and Holmes 1856 snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Calliostoma virginicum1 Conrad 1875 top snail
 Lepetellida - Fissurellidae
Diodora sp.1 Gray 1821 snail
 Pseudomelanoidea - Pseudomelaniidae
Crassispira sp.1 Swainson 1840 snail
Compsodrillia chowanensis1 Gardner 1948 snail
 Neotaenioglossa - Calyptraeidae
Crepidula plana1 Say 1822 slipper shell
Crepidula fornicata1 Linnaeus 1758 slipper shell
Bostrycapulus aculeatus1 Gmelin 1791 slipper shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
Euspira heros1 Say 1822 moon snail
Neverita duplicatus1 Say 1822 moon snail
Naticarius sp.1 Dumeril 1806 moon snail
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Strioterebrum sp.1 Sacco 1891 auger snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus sp.1 Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Ilyanassa schizapyga1, "Uzita cf. suffolkensis" = Nassarius (Uzita)1
"Uzita cf. suffolkensis" = Nassarius (Uzita)1 snail
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Busycon sp.1 Röding 1798 whelk
Busycon contrarium1 Conrad 1840 whelk
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Fasciolaria sp.1 Lamarck 1799 tulip snail
Fusinus exilis1 Dall 1890 snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
Strombina sp.1 Mörch 1852 snail
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
"Marginella (Egouena) sp." = Prunum (Microspira)1
"Marginella (Egouena) sp." = Prunum (Microspira)1 Conrad 1868 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Urosalpinx sp.1 Stimpson 1865 murex snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Ficidae
Ficus communis1 Röding 1798 fig shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Vermetidae
 Cerithioidea - Turritellidae
Turritella sp.1 Lamarck 1799 turret shell
Bivalvia
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
"Nucula proxima" = Nucula (Nucula) proxima1
"Nucula proxima" = Nucula (Nucula) proxima1 Say 1820 Atlantic Nut Clam
 Arcida - Noetiidae
Noetia sp.1 Gray 1857 clam
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris americana1, "Glycymerella tumulus" = Axinactis (Glycymerella)1
Glycymeris americana1 Defrance 1826 clam
"Glycymerella tumulus" = Axinactis (Glycymerella)1 clam
 Arcida - Arcidae
Anadara (Caloosarca) rustica2 Tuomey and Holmes 1857 ark
Anadara (Rasia) sp.1 Gray 1857 ark
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
"Plicatula marginata" = Plicatula gibbosa1
"Plicatula marginata" = Plicatula gibbosa1 Lamarck 1801 scallop
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia simplex1 d'Orbigny 1845 jingle
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Amusium mortoni1 Ravenel 1844 scallop
Argopecten erboreus1 calico scallop
Chesapecten jeffersonius1 Say 1824 scallop
[entered as Chesapecten jeffersonianus]
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Chama striata" = Nanogyra (Palaeogyra) virgula1
"Chama striata" = Nanogyra (Palaeogyra) virgula1 Deshayes 1831 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Crassostrea virginica1 Gmelin 1791 oyster
"Ostrea" sp.1 Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Pteria sp.1 Scopoli 1777 pearl oyster
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Stewartia anodonta1 Say 1824 clam
[entered as Stewartia anadonta]
Linga sp.1 de Gregorio 1885 clam
Divalinga quadrisulcata1 d'Orbigny 1846 clam
Bellucina waccamawensis1 Dall 1903 clam
Miltha sp.1 Adams and Adams 1857 clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Hemimactra modicella1, "Spisula cf. solidissima" = Hemimactra solidissima1
"Spisula cf. solidissima" = Hemimactra solidissima1 Dilwyn 1817 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Chione cancellata1 Linnaeus 1767 venus clam
Dosinia acetabulum1 Conrad 1832 venus clam
Mercenaria sp.1 Schumacher 1817 quahog
Lirophora sp.1 Conrad 1863 venus clam
"Chione grus" = Timoclea grus1 Holmes 1858 venus clam
Macrocallista (Macrocallista) reposta1 Conrad 1834 venus clam
Gouldia sp.1 Adams 1847 venus clam
"Transenella sp." = Transennella1 Dall 1884 venus clam
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Arcinella cornuta1 Conrad 1866 jewel box
 Cardiida - Ungulinidae
"Phlyctiderma sp." = Diplodonta (Phlyctiderma)1
"Phlyctiderma sp." = Diplodonta (Phlyctiderma)1 Dall 1899 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Strigilla sp.1 Turton 1822 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Semelidae
Ervilia sp.1 Turton 1822 clam
Semele bellastriata1 Conrad 1837 clam
[entered as Semele bellestriata]
 Pandorida - Pandoridae
"Pandora (Clidiophora) tuorneyi" = Clidiophora1
"Pandora (Clidiophora) tuorneyi" = Clidiophora1 clam
 Solenida - Pharidae
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
Panopea sp.1 Menard 1807 clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatella sp.1 Lamarck 1799 clam
 Carditida - Carditidae
Pteromeris perplana1 Dall 1903 clam
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte sp.1 Sowerby 1816 clam
Astarte concentrica1 Conrad 1834 clam