USGS 10627 (T.J.. Faulkner Farm), Castle Hayne LS, Pitt County, N. Carolina) (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Pitt County, North Carolina (35.4° N, 77.3° W: paleocoordinates 35.2° N, 68.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Castle Hayne Formation, Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, pebbly, phosphatic, shelly/skeletal wackestone and grainstone

• Kier: three facies in ascending stratigraphic order: phosphate pebble biomicrudite, bryozoan biosparrudite, and bryozoan biomicrudite; Kellum: bluish-white marl of extremely fine texture and high lime content

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Reposited in the USGS

Primary reference: L.B. Kellum. 1926. Paleontology and Stratigraphy of the Castle Hayne and Trent Marls in North Carolina. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper (143)1-56 [A. Miller/K. Layou/K. Layou]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 5380: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 29.09.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten (Chlamys) membranosus" = Chlamys, "Pecten cookei" = Chlamys cookei, "Pecten cushmani n. sp." = Chlamys cushmani
"Pecten (Chlamys) membranosus" = Chlamys scallop
"Pecten cookei" = Chlamys cookei Kellum 1926 scallop
"Pecten cushmani n. sp." = Chlamys cushmani Kellum 1926 scallop
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia sp. Linnaeus 1758 jingle
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Ostrea sellaeformis" = Cubitostrea sellaeformis
"Ostrea sellaeformis" = Cubitostrea sellaeformis Conrad 1832 oyster
 Cassiduloida - Neolampadidae
Eurhodia holmesi sea urchin
 Irregularia - Nucleolitidae
"Cassidulus (Pygorhynchus) carolinensis" = Pygorhynchus
"Cassidulus (Pygorhynchus) carolinensis" = Pygorhynchus sea urchin
C. (Pygorhynchus) carolinensis var. craveni n. var.