TU 1000 - Sarasota [Pinecrest Fm] (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: Sarasota County, Florida (27.3° N, 82.5° W: paleocoordinates 27.4° N, 81.9° 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; Middle Pliocene in text. 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 Unpublished notes [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/P. Wagner]more details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 92624: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 18.11.2009

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 - Cassidae
Cassis ketteri1 Parodiz and Tripp 1992 snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Chicoreus (Chicoreus) xestos4 Vokes 1974 murex snail
Dermomurex (Dermomurex) engonatus5 Dall 1892 murex snail
Calotrophon ostrearum6 Conrad 1846 murex snail
Aspella senex5 Dall 1903 murex snail
Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"Arcopagia (Johnsonella) fausta" = Arcopagia fausta3
"Arcopagia (Johnsonella) fausta" = Arcopagia fausta3 Pulteney 1799 tellin clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae