Sohl and Koch OFR # 40 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as S Middleton; USGS # 25420

Where: Hardman County, Tennessee (34.2° N, 88.9° W: paleocoordinates 37.8° N, 66.3° W)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Discoscaphites iris ammonoid zone, Owl Creek Formation, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• Haustator bilira assemblage zone

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic, gray, argillaceous, silty sandstone

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite

Reposited in the USGS

Collection methods: bulk,

• Sohl collection

Primary reference: N. F. Sohl and C. F. Koch. 1983. Upper Cretaceous (Maestrichtian) Mollusca from the Haustator bilira Assemblage Zone in the East Gulf Coastal Plain. USGS Open File Report 83-451:1-239 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 4121: authorized by Matt Kosnik, entered by Matt Kosnik on 14.08.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpula sp. Linnaeus 1758
Serpula sp.
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Striarca sp. Conrad 1862 clam
Striarca sp.
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris sp. Da Costa 1778 clam
Glycymeris sp.
Postligata wordeni clam
Postligata wordeni Gardner
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
"Cucullaea (Idonearca) capax" = Idonearca capax
"Cucullaea (Idonearca) capax" = Idonearca capax Conrad 1858 clam
Cucullaea (Idonearca) capax Conrad
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Syncyclonema simplicius scallop
Syncylonema simplicus (Conrad) - originally entered as "Syncylonema simplicius"
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia (Anomia) argentaria Morton 1833 jingle
Anomia (Anomia) argentaria Morton
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Exogyra costata" = Exogyra (Exogyra) costata Say 1971 oyster
Exogyra costata Say
Gryphaeostrea vomer Morton 1828 oyster
Gryphaeostrea vomer Morton
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Brachidontes sp. n. sp. Swainson 1840 mussel
Brachidontes n. sp. - originally entered as "Brachidontes n. sp."
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatella vadosa Morton 1834 clam
Crassatella vadosa vadosa Morton
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbula sp. Bruguière 1789 clam
Corbula sp.
Corbula torta clam
Corbula torta Stephenson
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Veniella conradi Morton 1833 clam
Veniella conradi (Morton)
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Cyprimeria depressa venus clam
Cyprimeria depressa Conrad
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Granocardium (Granocardium) tippananum cockle
Granocardium (Granocardium) tippan
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae
Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia) angulicostata clam
Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia) ang
Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia) sp. Dietrich 1933 clam
Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia) sp.
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula percrassa nut clam
Nucula percrassa Conrad
Gastropoda
 Cephalaspidea - Cylichnidae
Cylichna incisa Stephenson 1941 snail
Cylichna incisa Stephenson
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
"Ancilla (Ancillus) acutula" = Ancillus acutula
"Ancilla (Ancillus) acutula" = Ancillus acutula Stephenson 1941 olive snail
Ancilla (Ancillus) acutula (Stephe
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Buccinopsis solida Wade 1917 true whelk
Buccinopsis solida sulcata Sohl
Buccinopsis crassicostata Gabb 1876 true whelk
Buccinopsis crassicostata (Gabb)
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Deussenia bellalirata Conrad 1858 snail
Deussenia bellalirata costata Sohl
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Dolicholatirus torquatus snail
Dolicholatirus torquatus Sohl
Bellifusus spinosus Sohl 1964 snail
Bellifusus spinosus Sohl
Hercorhynchus (Hercorhyncus) pagodaformis Sohl 1964 snail
Hercorhyncus (Hercorhyncus) pagoda - originally entered as "Hercorhyncus pagodaformis"
 Neogastropoda - Paladmetidae
Paladmete cancellaria Conrad 1858 snail
Paladmete cancellaria (Conrad)
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Volutomorpha cf. retifera Dall 1907 volute
Volutomorpha cf. V. retifera Dall - originally entered as "Volutomorpha cf. retifera"
Parafusus saffordi Sohl 1964 volute
Parafus saffordi Sohl
Liopeplum cretaceum Conrad 1858 volute
Liopeplum cretaceum (Conrad)
Liopeplum canalis Conrad 1858 volute
Liopeplum canalis (Conrad)
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Fusimilis tippanus Conrad 1858 turrid
Fusimilis tippanus (Conrad)
Gemmula cretacea Sohl 1964 turrid
Gemmula cretacea Sohl
Beretra ripleyana Conrad 1858 turrid
Beretra ripleyana (Conrad)
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Graciliala decemlirata Conrad 1858 snail
Graciliala decemlirata Conrad
Helicaulax formosa snail
Helicaulax formosa Stephenson
Anchura ? noakensis snail
Anchura noakensis? Stephenson - originally entered as "Anchura noakensis ?"
Pugnellus (Pugnellus) densatus snail
Pugnellus (Pugnellus) densatus Con
Pugnellus (Pugnellus) goldmani snail
Pugnellus (Pugnellus) goldmani Gar
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Euspira rectilabrum Conrad 1858 moon snail
Euspira rectilabrum (Conrad)
Polinices kummeli Sohl 1960 moon snail
Polinices kummeli Sohl
"Gyrodes spillmani" = Gyrodes (Sohlella) spillmani Gabb 1861 moon snail
Gyrodes spillmani Gabb
Gyrodes supraplicatus Conrad 1858 moon snail
Gyrodes supraplicatus (Conrad)
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Thylacus cretaceus Conrad 1860 slipper shell
Thylacus cretaceus Conrad
 Truncatelloidea - Tornidae
"Teinostoma cf. prenanum" = Teinostoma (Idioraphe) prenanum
"Teinostoma cf. prenanum" = Teinostoma (Idioraphe) prenanum Wade 1926 snail
Teinostoma cf. prenanum Wade - originally entered as "Teinostoma cf. prenanum"
 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
Dircella spillmani horn snail
Dircella spillmani (Conrad)
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella vertebroides, Turritella tippana, "Turritella (Sohlitella) trilira" = Turritella trilira, "Turritella (Sohlitella) bilira" = Haustator bilira
Turritella vertebroides Morton 1834 turret shell
Turritella vertebroides Morton
Turritella tippana Conrad 1858 turret shell
Turritella tippana Conrad
"Turritella (Sohlitella) trilira" = Turritella trilira Conrad 1860 turret shell
Turritella (Sohlitella) trilira (C
"Turritella (Sohlitella) bilira" = Haustator bilira Stephenson 1941 turret shell
Turritella (Sohlitella) bilira (St
 Tectibranchia - Scaphandridae
Ellipsoscapha cylindrica Gardner 1916 snail
Ellipsoscapha cylindrica (Gardner)
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
"Teinostoma clara" = Solariorbis clara
"Teinostoma clara" = Solariorbis clara Sohl 1960 snail
Teinostoma clara Sohl
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Scaphitidae
Discoscaphites iris Conrad 1858 ammonite
Discoscaphites iris Conrad
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
Baculites cf. grandis ammonite
Baculites cf. Baculites grandis Me - originally entered as "Baculites cf. grandis"
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Reptilian tooth
unclassified
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Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
Bone material
Demospongea
 Clavulina - Clionaidae
Cliona sp. demosponge
Clione sp.
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Micrabaciidae
Micrabacia sp. Milne-Edwards 1849 stony coral
Micrabacia spp.