AWi-16 (Naheola Fm) (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Wilcox County, Alabama (32.0° N, 87.3° W: paleocoordinates 34.7° N, 68.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Coal Bluff Member (Naheola Formation), Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; poorly lithified, glauconitic, green, calcareous sandstone

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: L. D. Toulmin. 1977. Stratigraphic Distribution of Paleocene and Eocene Fossils in the Eastern Gulf Coast Region. Geological Survey of Alabama, Monograph 13(1):1-602 [M. Patzkowsky/K. Layou/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 2923: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Karen Layou on 22.07.1999

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Flabellidae
Flabellum conoideum Vaughan 1900 stony coral
Echinoidea
 Cassiduloida -
Gitolampas sp. sea urchin
Bivalvia
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
"Nucula mediavia" = Nucula (Nucula) mediavia
"Nucula mediavia" = Nucula (Nucula) mediavia Harris 1896 nut clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
? Pitar sp. Römer 1857 venus clam
originally entered as "Pitar? sp."
 Carditida - Astartidae
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia wilcoxensis" = Venericardia (Baluchicardia) wilcoxensis
"Venericardia wilcoxensis" = Venericardia (Baluchicardia) wilcoxensis Dall 1903 clam
"wilcoxensis subsp." - originally entered as "Venericardia wilcoxensis subsp."
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
cf. Crassatella ioannes clam
originally entered as "Crassatella cf. C. ioannes"
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
originally entered as "Ostrea spp."
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia sp. Linnaeus 1758 jingle
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris idonea Conrad 1865 clam
"idonea subsp." - originally entered as "Glycymeris idonea subsp."
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Scaphella sp., "Volutocorbis rugatus" = Athleta (Volutocorbis)
Scaphella sp. Swainson 1832 volute
"Volutocorbis rugatus" = Athleta (Volutocorbis) volute
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
Polinices eminulus Conrad 1833 moon snail
"eminulus "var" - originally entered as "Polinices eminulus "var"
 Cerithioidea - Turritellidae
"Turritella alabamiensis" = Mesalia alabamiensis
"Turritella alabamiensis" = Mesalia alabamiensis De Gregorio 1890 turret shell