MCZ C. Jones Loc. 42 [Jackson Bluff Fm] (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: Leon County, Florida (30.4° N, 84.6° W: paleocoordinates 30.5° N, 84.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Jackson Bluff Formation (Alum Bluff Group), Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• Very near top of section

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; unlithified, shelly/skeletal, brown, sandy marl

• ENVIRONMENT: Shallow-marine, restricted/sheltered, fine-grained siliciclastic environment.
• Brown sandy shell marl with may Glycymeris

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite

Collected by Jones; reposited in the MCZ

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• COLLECTOR: Carol Jones, ~1970's. REPOSITORY: MCZ, Harvard. FIDELITY: High ecologic 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 Unpublished census data from Atlantic coastal plain and circum-Caribbean Neogene assemblages and taxonomic opinions.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 80037: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Kate Bulinski on 01.04.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• TAXONOMY: Identified by A. Hendy; nomenclature based on revision of Glenn (1904), Ward (1992), and Petuch (2004).
Malacostraca
 Decapoda -
Decapoda indet. Latreille 1802 decapod
Brachiopoda
  -
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Anadara lienosa" = Anadara (Rasia) lienosa Say 1832 ark
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Tucetona sp. Iredale 1939 clam
Glycymeris americana Defrance 1826 clam
 Arcida - Noetiidae
Noetia incile Say 1824 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
"Plicatula marginata" = Plicatula gibbosa
"Plicatula marginata" = Plicatula gibbosa Lamarck 1801 scallop
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Placunanomia plicata Tuomey and Holmes 1857 scallop
Anomia sp. Linnaeus 1758 jingle
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Chama striata" = Nanogyra (Palaeogyra) virgula Deshayes 1831 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Conradostrea sculpturata Conrad 1840 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Perna sp. Retzius 1788 mussel
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte floridana Dall 1903 clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Carditida - Carditidae
Carditamera arata Conrad 1832 clam
Cyclocardia granulata Say 1824 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Bothrocorbula sp., "Caryocorbula inaequalis" = Corbula inaequalis, "Corbula cf. chipolana" = Varicorbula chipolana
Bothrocorbula sp. Gabb 1873 clam
"Caryocorbula inaequalis" = Corbula inaequalis Say 1824 clam
"Corbula cf. chipolana" = Varicorbula chipolana Gardner 1928 clam
[entered as Corbula chipalana]
 Cardiida - Chamidae
"Echinochama arcinella" = Arcinella arcinella
"Echinochama arcinella" = Arcinella arcinella Linnaeus 1767 jewel box
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Mulinia congesta Conrad 1833 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Chione erosa, "Mercenaria rileyi" = Mercenaria campechiensis rileyi, "Lirophora latilirata" = Lirophora (Lirophora) latilirata, Lirophora ulocyma, "Transenella carolinensis" = Transennella, "Macrocallista reposta" = Macrocallista (Macrocallista) reposta
Chione erosa venus clam
"Mercenaria rileyi" = Mercenaria campechiensis rileyi Conrad 1838 quahog
"Lirophora latilirata" = Lirophora (Lirophora) latilirata Conrad 1841 venus clam
Lirophora ulocyma Dall 1895 venus clam
"Transenella carolinensis" = Transennella venus clam
"Macrocallista reposta" = Macrocallista (Macrocallista) reposta Conrad 1834 venus clam
 Cardiida - Semelidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Chesacardium laqueatum Conrad 1830 cockle
 Solenida - Pharidae
Ensis directus Conrad 1844 clam
[entered as Ensis diectus]
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula taphria Dall 1898 nut clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
"Fusinus dalli" = Heilprinia dalli
"Fusinus dalli" = Heilprinia dalli Mansfield 1930 snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
Petaloconchus sculpturatus Lea 1846 worm shell
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Crucibulum sp. Schumacher 1817 slipper shell
Crepidula fornicata Linnaeus 1758 slipper shell
"Crepidula spinosa" = Bostrycapulus aculeatus Gmelin 1791 slipper shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Vermicularia spirata Philippi 1836 turret shell
Turritella alumensis turret shell
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae