PRI 2185: Selandian, Alabama

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Gastropoda - Vasidae
Sceptrum informal sp. A
Gastropoda - Opisthobranchia - Haminoeidae
Atys meyeri
Gastropoda - Heterostropha - Mathildidae
Solariella alabamensis (Aldrich 1886)
recombined as Toulminella alabamensis
Gastropoda - Heterostropha - Pyramidellidae
Odostomia matthewsensis
Gastropoda - Heterostropha - Architectonicidae
Architectonica periscelida
Architectonica informal sp. C Röding 1798
Architectonica alabamensis (Dall 1892)
Gastropoda - Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
Ringicula alabamensis
Gastropoda - Cymatiidae
Ranella showalteri
Gastropoda - Ficidae
Perissolax sp. Gabb 1861
Priscoficus (Fulguroficus) spp.
Gastropoda - Rostellariidae
Calyptraphorus aldrichi
Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Olivellidae
Agaronia mediavia
Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Costellariidae
Orthosurcula adeona
Orthosurcula longipersa
Orthosurcula persa
Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Ptychatractidae
Exilia pergracilis Conrad 1860
Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae
"Pleurotoma" informal sp. C Lamarck 1800
synonym of Turris
"Pleurotoma" (? Cythara) leania
synonym of Turris
Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Raphitomidae
Pleurotomella whitfieldi
Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Scaphella showalteri
original and current combination Scaphella
Volutocorbis limopsis
spelled with current rank as Athleta (Volutocorbis)
Volutocorbis rugatus
spelled with current rank as Athleta (Volutocorbis)
Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Pterynotus (Pterynotus) matthewsensis (Aldrich 1886)
Poirieria (Paziella) harrisi Vokes 1970
Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Levifusus regularoides
Levifusus informal sp. K Conrad 1865
Levifusus suteri
"Levifusus" pagoda (Heilprin 1880)
replaced by Levifusus pagodiformis
"Levifusus" "pagoda var."
Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
cf. Papillina mohri
cf. Latirus biplicatus
Falsifusus harrisi
Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Laevibuccinum constrictum
Pseudoliva informal sp. A Swainson 1840
Pseudoliva unicarinata Aldrich 1886
Pseudoliva vetusta (Conrad 1833)
original and current combination Monoceros vetusta
Pseudoliva vetusta forma B
Strepsidura contorea
Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Bonellitia annosa
Gastropoda - Naticidae
Natica (Naticarius) reversa
original and current combination Naticarius
"Natica" mediavia
Euspira perspecta
Neverita informal sp. A Risso 1826
Polinices onustus
Polinices eminulus (Conrad 1833)
Polinices eminulus variation
Gastropoda - Rissoidae
Rissoina alabamensis
Gastropoda - Cerithiopsidae
? Cerithiopsis dalli
Gastropoda - Triforidae
Cerithiella chamberlaini
Gastropoda - Turritellidae
Turritella levicunea
? Mesalia informal sp. A Gray 1847
Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae
Venericardia wilcoxensis Dall 1903
recombined as Venericardia (Baluchicardia) wilcoxensis
Bivalvia - Carditida - Astartidae
Lirodiscus mediavia
Bivalvia - Cardiida - Glossidae
Glossus mediavia
Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbula subcompressa
Bivalvia - Arcida - Cucullaeidae
Cucullaea macrodonta
Bivalvia - Pectinida - Propeamussiidae
Amusium (Propeamussium) alabamense (Aldrich 1886)
Bivalvia - Nuculanida - Nuculanidae
Jupiteria (Ledina) smirna (Dall 1898)
Litorhadia elongatoidea
Litorhadia elongatoidea "var." A
Nuculana bella
Nuculana "bella var."
Scaphopoda - Gadilida - Gadilidae
Cadulus turgidus
see common names

Country:United States State/province:Alabama County:Wilcox
Coordinates: 32.0° North, 87.3° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:34.6° North, 69.1° West
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Paleogene Epoch:Paleocene
Stage:Selandian 10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 1
Key time interval:Selandian
Age range of interval:61.60000 - 59.20000 m.y. ago
Geological group:Midway Formation:Porters Creek Member:Matthews Landing Marl
Stratigraphic resolution:member
Stratigraphy comments: Porters Creek fm. AKA Sucarnoochee
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:micaceous,gray unlithified sandy,calcareous claystone
Includes fossils?Y
Lithology description: Lithology from PBDB col. 86180
Environment:deep subtidal shelf
Geology comments: Lithology and environment from PBDB col. 86180
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:mesofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Database number:90606
Authorizer:J. Sessa Enterer:L. Eccles
Modifier:J. Sessa Research group:GCP,marine invertebrate
Created:2009-08-10 14:11:28 Last modified:2012-05-02 15:17:39
Access level:group members Released:2014-08-10 14:11:28
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

11845. K. V. Palmer and D. C. Brann. 1965. Catalogue of the Paleocene and Eocene mollusca of the southern and eastern United States. Part 1. Pelecypoda, Amphineura, Peteropoda, Scaphopoda and Cephalopoda. Bulletins of American Paleontology 48:1-471 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik/J. Alroy]

Secondary references:

11846 K. V. Palmer and D. C. Brann. 1966. Catalogue of the Paleocene and Eocene Mollusks of the Southern and Eastern United States Part II. Gastropoda. Bulletins of American Paleontology 48:471-1057 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik/J. Sessa]