PRI bulk sample - Kirby, replicate B (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Dillon County, South Carolina (34.4° N, 79.5° W: paleocoordinates 34.4° N, 79.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From unknown stratigraphic unit. AGE: Appears to be Pleistocene age fauna. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Unknown stratigraphic unit.

• 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

Reposited in the PRI

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• COLLECTOR: Unknown collector. REPOSITORY: PRI, Ithaca, NY. FIDELITY: High 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 Unpublished census data from Atlantic coastal plain and circum-Caribbean Neogene assemblages and taxonomic opinions.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 80053: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 01.04.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• TAXONOMY: Identified by A. Hendy; nomenclature based on revision of Gardner (1943), Spencer and Campbell (1987) [PBDB Ref# 15525], Abbott (1974).
Gastropoda
 Neotaenioglossa - Calyptraeidae
Crepidula fornicata Linnaeus 1758 slipper shell
"Crepidula aculeata" = Bostrycapulus aculeatus Gmelin 1791 slipper shell
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Oliva carolinae olive snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Vermetidae
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Noetiidae
Noetia incile Say 1824 clam
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Tucetona arata Conrad 1841 clam
Glycymeris americana Defrance 1826 clam
 Arcida - Arcidae
Lunarca ovalis Bruguiere 1789 ark
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
"Plicatula marginata" = Plicatula gibbosa
"Plicatula marginata" = Plicatula gibbosa Lamarck 1801 scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Carolinapecten eboreus Conrad 1833 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Conradostrea sp. Ward and Blackwelder 1987 oyster
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Radiolucina amianta Dall 1901 clam
Stewartia anodonta Say 1824 clam
Divalinga quadrisulcata d'Orbigny 1846 clam
"Parvilucina multilineata" = Parvilucina multistriata Conrad 1841 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Caryocorbula sp. Gardner 1926 clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Mulinia lateralis Say 1822 clam
Hemimactra sp. Swainson 1840 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Dosinia elegans" = Dosinia (Dosinidia) elegans Conrad 1838 venus clam
Mercenaria campechiensis Gmelin 1791 quahog
"Lirophora latilirata" = Lirophora (Lirophora) latilirata Conrad 1841 venus clam
Macrocallista (Macrocallista) nimbosa Solander 1786 venus clam
Gemma magna Dall 1903 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"Moerella sp." = Tellina (Moerella)
"Moerella sp." = Tellina (Moerella) Fischer 1887 tellin clam
 Solenida - Pharidae
Ensis directus Conrad 1844 clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Marvacrassatella sp. Ward and Blackwelder 1987 clam
Crassinella lunulata Conrad 1834 clam
 Carditida - Carditidae
Cyclocardia granulata Say 1824 clam