TU 729 - Kissimmee Canal [Pinecrest Fm] (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: Okeechobee County, Florida (27.1° N, 80.9° W: paleocoordinates 27.2° N, 80.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pinecrest Member (Tamiami Formation), Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From Pinecrest beds ?=Pinecrest Mbr. AGE: Late Pliocene. 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 figured specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite

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

Collection methods: surface (float),

• COLLECTOR: E. Vokes and H. Vokes. REPOSITORY: Florida Museum of Natural History; 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 Unpublished notes [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/P. Wagner]more details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: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92344: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 08.11.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to taxa described in text, and subsequent publications. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication with modern nomenclature and species-resolution identifications.
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Ranellidae
Monoplex parthenopeus1 von Salis Marschlins 1793 triton shell
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
"Trajana (Trajana) pyta" = Trajana pyta5
"Trajana (Trajana) pyta" = Trajana pyta5 Gardner 1948 snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Hexaplex (Hexaplex) fulvescens3 Sowerby 1834 murex snail
Dermomurex (Dermomurex) engonatus7 Dall 1892 murex snail
Calotrophon ostrearum8 Conrad 1846 murex snail
Typhis (Rugotyphis) floridanus2 Dall 1889 murex snail
Typhis (Rugotyphis) harrisi2 Olsson 1914 murex snail
Murexiella (Subpterynotus) textilis3 Gabb 1873 murex snail
Murexiella (Murexiella) shilohensis3 Heilprin 1887 murex snail
"Murexiella (Murexiella) macgintyi" = Murexiella macgintyi3 Smith 1938 murex snail
SUBSPECIES: Murexiella (Murexiella) macgintyi faceta
Aspella senex7 Dall 1903 murex snail
Bivalvia
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Arcida - Arcidae