MCZ C. Jones Loc. 42a [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 in Chione rich pocket

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• ENVIRONMENT: Shallow-marine, restricted/sheltered, fine-grained siliciclastic environment.
• Chione rich pocket in brown sandy shell marl

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 Unpublished census data from Atlantic coastal plain and circum-Caribbean Neogene assemblages and taxonomic opinions.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 80039: 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).
 Arcida - Arcidae
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
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
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Conradostrea sculpturata Conrad 1840 oyster
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte floridana Dall 1903 clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Carditida - Carditidae
Carditamera arata Conrad 1832 clam
Cyclocardia granulata Say 1824 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Caryocorbula cuneata, "Caryocorbula inaequalis" = Corbula inaequalis, "Corbula cf. chipolana" = Varicorbula chipolana
Caryocorbula cuneata Say 1824 clam
"Caryocorbula inaequalis" = Corbula inaequalis Say 1824 clam
"Corbula cf. chipolana" = Varicorbula chipolana Gardner 1928 clam
[entered as Corbula chipalana]
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama spinosa jewel box
Chama congregata Conrad 1833 jewel box
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Mulinia congesta Conrad 1833 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Chione erosa, "Lirophora latilirata" = Lirophora (Lirophora) latilirata, Lirophora ulocyma, Pitar sp., "Transenella carolinensis" = Transennella
Chione erosa venus clam
"Lirophora latilirata" = Lirophora (Lirophora) latilirata Conrad 1841 venus clam
Lirophora ulocyma Dall 1895 venus clam
Pitar sp. Römer 1857 venus clam
"Transenella carolinensis" = Transennella venus clam
 Cardiida - Semelidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Cardiidae indet. Lamarck 1809 cockle
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
 Clypeasteroida - Dendrasteridae
Dendraster sp. Agassiz and Desor 1847 sand dollar