Sohl Coffee 01 (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Where: Prentiss County, Mississippi (34.6° N, 88.4° W: paleocoordinates 37.4° N, 59.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Globotruncanita elevata foram zone, Coffee Sand Formation, Early/Lower Campanian to Early/Lower Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• Coffee Sand ranges from the Globotruncanita elevata to Globotruncana ventricosa zone according to Mancini et al. (1996).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: USGS 17783 W. H. Monroe 1938; USGS 19080-19082 W. H. Monroe 1940

Primary reference: N. F. Sohl. 1964. Gastropods from the coffee Sand (Upper Cretaceous) of Mississippi. USGS Professional Paper 331C:345-394 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 6655: authorized by Matt Kosnik, entered by Matt Kosnik on 12.03.2000

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• taxonomy partially updated by Jablonski and Kosnik
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Barbatia sp. Gray 1842 clam
Barbatia sp. (large) (Sohl 331C)
Barbatia lintea clam
Barbatia lintea (Conrad) small
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
Cucullaea sp. n. sp. Lamarck 1801 clam
Idonearca n. sp. (Sohl 331C)
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Camptonectes berryi scallop
Camptonectes berryi (Stephenson)
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Paranomia scabra scallop
Paranomia scabra (Morton)
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Exogyra ponderosa oyster
Exogyra ponderosa Roemer
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatella sp. n. sp. Lamarck 1799 clam
Crassatella n. sp. (Sohl 331C)
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Etea sp. n. sp.
Etea sp. n. sp. Conrad 1873 clam
Etea n. sp. (Sohl 331C)
 Cardiida - Veneridae
cf. Cyprimeria alta venus clam
Cyprimeria cf. C. alta Conrad
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae
"aff. Scabrotrigonia bartrami" = Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia)
"aff. Scabrotrigonia bartrami" = Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia) clam
Scabrotrigonia aff. S. bartrami (Stephenson)
Gastropoda
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Gyrodes major Wade 1926 moon snail
Gyrodes major Wade
"Gyrodes spillmani" = Gyrodes (Sohlella) spillmani Gabb 1861 moon snail
Gyrodes spillmani Gabb
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella quadrilira Johnson 1898 turret shell
Haustator quadrilira (Johnson)
"Haustator trilira" = Turritella trilira Conrad 1860 turret shell
Haustator trilira (Conrad)
 Seguenzioidea - Calliotropidae
Calliomphalus (Calliomphalus) sp. Cossmann 1888 snail
Calliomphalus (Calliomphalus) sp.
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Placenticeratidae
cf. Placenticeras placenta DeKay 1828 ammonite
Placenticeras cf. P. placenta (De Kay)