Sohl and Koch OFR # 104 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Near Montpelier; USGS # 31482

Where: Clay County, Mississippi (33.7° N, 88.9° W: paleocoordinates 37.3° N, 66.5° W)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Discoscaphites conradi ammonoid zone, upper Member (Prairie Bluff Formation), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• Haustator bilira assemblage zone

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic, sandy, calcareous claystone

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: 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 4171: authorized by Matt Kosnik, entered by Matt Kosnik on 14.08.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
  -
Malacostraca indet. Latreille 1802
Crab parts
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpula sp. Linnaeus 1758
Serpula sp.
 Serpulimorpha -
Hamulus onyx Morton 1834
Hamulus onyx Morton
Bivalvia
  -
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Bivalves indeterminate
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
"Cucullaea (Idonearca) capax" = Idonearca capax
"Cucullaea (Idonearca) capax" = Idonearca capax Conrad 1858 clam
Cucullaea (Idonearca) capax Conrad
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramus (Inoceramus) sp. Sowerby 1814 clam
Inoceramus (Inoceramus) sp.
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Syncyclonema simplicius scallop
Syncylonema simplicus (Conrad) - originally entered as "Syncylonema simplicius"
 Pectinida - Dimyidae
Atreta melleni scallop
Atreta melleni (Stephenson)
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Neithea (Neitheops) bexarensis scallop
Neithea (Neitheops) bexarensis (St
 Pectinida - Limidae
Lima (Lima) pelagica Morton 1833 file clam
Lima (Lima) pelagica (Morton)
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia (Anomia) argentaria Morton 1833 jingle
Anomia (Anomia) argentaria Morton
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Pycnodonte vesicularis Lamarck 1806 oyster
Pycnodonte vesicularis Lamarck
Exogyra sp. Say 1820 oyster
Exogyra sp.
Exogyra costata Say 1971 oyster
Exogyra costata Say
Gryphaeostrea vomer Morton 1828 oyster
Gryphaeostrea vomer Morton
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
Cubitostrea tecticosta Gabb 1860 oyster
Cubitostrea tecticosta (Gabb)
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Lithophaga sp. Röding 1798 mussel
Lithophaga sp.
Crenella serica Conrad 1860 mussel
Crenella serica Conrad
 Cardiida - Gastrochaenidae
Kummelia sp. Stephenson 1937 clam
Kummelia sp.
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Veniella conradi Morton 1833 clam
Veniella conradi (Morton)
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"Linearia metastriata" = Linearis
"Linearia metastriata" = Linearis tellin clam
Linearia metastriata Conrad
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Cardium sp. Linnaeus 1758 cockle
Cardium sp.
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Buccinidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 true whelk
Buccinid indeterminate
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Pyrifusus sp. Conrad 1858 snail
Pyrifusus sp.
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Bellifusus sp. Stephenson 1941 snail
Bellifusus sp.
Drilluta sp. Wade 1916 snail
Drilluta sp.
 Neogastropoda - Pholidotomidae
Morea sp. Conrad 1860 snail
Morea sp.
 Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae
Napulus sp. Stephenson 1941 snail
Napulus sp.
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Euspira sp. Agassiz 1837 moon snail
Euspira sp.
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella sp., Turritella vertebroides, "Turritella (Sohlitella) trilira" = Turritella trilira
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
Turritella sp.
Turritella vertebroides Morton 1834 turret shell
Turritella vertebroides Morton
"Turritella (Sohlitella) trilira" = Turritella trilira Conrad 1860 turret shell
Turritella (Sohlitella) trilira (C
Cephalopoda
 Nautilida - Nautilidae
Eutrephoceras dekayi Morton 1834 nautiloid
Eutrephoceras dekayi (Morton)
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Bryozoa (encrusting)
unclassified
  -
Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
Shark parts
Echinoidea
  -
Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
Echinoid sp. - originally entered as "Echinoidea sp."
 Spatangoida - Schizasteridae
? Linthia sp. Desor 1853 heart urchin
Linthia sp.? - originally entered as "Linthia ? sp."
Demospongea
 Clavulina - Clionaidae
Cliona sp. demosponge
Clione sp.