Sohl and Koch OFR # 215 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Batesville-White Oak; USGS # 31354

Where: Barbour County, Alabama (31.9° N, 85.3° W: paleocoordinates 34.8° N, 63.5° W)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Contusotruncana contusa foram zone, Providence Formation, Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• Foraminiferal zonation from King and Skotnicki, 1992.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray, silty siltstone

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Reposited in the USGS

Collection methods: bulk,

• Sohl collection

Primary reference: N. F. Sohl and C. F. Koch. 1987. Upper Cretaceous (Maestrichtian) larger invertebrates from the Haustator bilira Assemblage Zone in the Atlantic Coastal Plain with further data for the East Gulf. USGS Open File Report 87-194:1-172 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 4252: 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
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Gillediidae
Lowenstamia sp. Stehli 1961
Lowenstamia sp.
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpula sp. Linnaeus 1758
Serpula sp.
 Serpulimorpha -
Hamulus onyx Morton 1834
Hamulus onyx Morton
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Striarca saffordi clam
Striarca saffordi (Gardner) non Gab
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Nemodon eufaulensis clam
Nemodon eufaulensis (Gabb) [entered as Nemodon eufaulensis]
Nemodon stantoni clam
Nemodon stantoni Gardner
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Syncyclonema simplicius scallop
Syncylonema simplicus (Conrad) - originally entered as "Syncylonema simplicius"
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Camptonectes sp. n. sp. Meek 1864 scallop
Camptonectes n. sp. (small convex) - originally entered as "Camptonectes n. sp."
 Pectinida - Limidae
"Lima (Lima) reticulata" = Lima reticulata, "Lima (Lima) acutilineata" = Limatula acutilineata
"Lima (Lima) reticulata" = Lima reticulata Forbes 1845 file clam
Lima (Lima) reticulata Lyell & For
"Lima (Lima) acutilineata" = Limatula acutilineata Conrad 1858 file clam
Lima (Lima) acutilineata Conrad
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia (Anomia) argentaria Morton 1833 jingle
Anomia (Anomia) argentaria Morton
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Exogyra sp. Say 1820 oyster
Exogyra sp.
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Cubitostrea tecticosta Gabb 1860 oyster
Cubitostrea tecticosta (Gabb)
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
Ostrea sp.
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Pteria rhombica pearl oyster
Pteria rhombica Gardner
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatella vadosa Morton 1834 clam
Crassatella vadosa vadosa Morton
 Carditida - Carditidae
Vetericardiella crenalirata clam
Vetericardiella crenalirata (Conra
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbula monmouthensis Gardner 1916 clam
Corbula monmouthensis Gardner
Corbula sp. Bruguière 1789 clam
Corbula sp.
Caestocorbula (Caesticorbula) crassaplica Vincent 1910 clam
Caesticorbula (Caesticorbula) cras - originally entered as "Caesticorbula crassaplica"
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Etea cf. carolinensis Conrad 1875 clam
Etea cf. Etea carolinensis Conrad - originally entered as "Etea cf. carolinensis"
Tenea parilis clam
Tenea parilis Conrad
Veniella conradi Morton 1833 clam
Veniella conradi (Morton)
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Cymbophora berryi clam
Cymbophora berryi (Gardner)
Cymbophora sp. Gabb 1869 clam
Cymbophora sp.
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Cyclorisma parva venus clam
Cyclorisma parva (Gardner)
Legumen ellipticum venus clam
Legumen ellipticum Conrad
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"Linearia metastriata" = Linearis
"Linearia metastriata" = Linearis tellin clam
Linearia metastriata Conrad
 Pandorida - Laternulidae
Periplomya sp. Conrad 1870 clam
Periplomya sp.
 Poromyida - Poromyidae
Liopistha protexta Conrad 1853 clam
Liopistha protexta Conrad
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Nymphalucina ? linearea" = Nymphalucina linearia
"Nymphalucina ? linearea" = Nymphalucina linearia Stephenson 1941 clam
Nymphalucina ? linearea (Stephenso - originally entered as "Nymphalucina ? linearea"
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana whitfieldi pointed nut clam
Nuculana whitfieldi (Gardner)
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Paladmetidae
Paladmete cancellaria Conrad 1858 snail
Paladmete cancellaria (Conrad)
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Laxispira monilifera Sohl 1964 turret shell
Laxispira monilifera Sohl
Turritella chalybeatensis turret shell
Turritella chalybeatensis Sohl
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
Turritella sp.
Turritella vertebroides Morton 1834 turret shell
Turritella vertebroides Morton
 Tectibranchia - Scaphandridae
Ellipsoscapha sp. Stephenson 1941 snail
Ellipsoscapha sp.
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
Margaritella pumila snail
Margaritella pumila Stephenson
 Seguenzioidea - Calliotropidae
Calliomphalus (Calliomphalus) americanus snail
Calliomphalus (Calliomphalus) amer
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Scaphitidae
Discoscaphites sp. Meek 1870 ammonite
Discoscaphites sp.
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Bryozoa (encrusting)
unclassified
  -
Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
Fish parts
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Micrabaciidae
Micrabacia sp. Milne-Edwards 1849 stony coral
Micrabacia spp.