Sohl Coffee 02 (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Where: Prentiss County, Mississippi (34.7° N, 88.6° W: paleocoordinates 37.5° N, 60.0° 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; glauconitic sandstone

• 45 foot section of micaceous glauconitic sand with well preserved fossils in the lower 5 feet.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: USGS 6454 L. W. Stephenson 1909; USGS 6909 L. W. Stephenson 1910; USGS 9501 L.W. Stephenson 1915.

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 6656: 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 - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris sp. Da Costa 1778 clam
Glycymeris sp.
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
cf. Nemodon neusensis clam
Nemodon cf. N. neusensis Stephenson
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
"cf. Cucullaea carolinensis" = Idonearca carolinensis
"cf. Cucullaea carolinensis" = Idonearca carolinensis Gabb 1876 clam
Idonearca cf. I. carolinensis (Gabb)
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Camptonectes burlingtonensis scallop
Camptonectes burlingtonensis (Gabb)
 Pectinida - Limidae
aff. Pseudolimea reticulata file clam
Lima aff. L. reticulata Forbes
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Paranomia scabra scallop
Paranomia scabra (Morton)
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Exogyra ponderosa oyster
Exogyra ponderosa Roemer
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea plumosa Morton 1833 oyster
Ostrea pulmosa Morton
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatella sp. n. sp. Lamarck 1799 clam
Crassatella n. sp. (Sohl 331C)
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
? Caestocorbula sp. Vincent 1910 clam
Caesticorbula? sp.
Caestocorbula crassaplica Vincent 1910 clam
Caestocorbula crassaplica (Gabb)
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Etea sp. n. sp. Conrad 1873 clam
Etea n. sp. (Sohl 331C)
cf. Veniella conradi Morton 1833 clam
Veniella cf. V. conradi (Morton)
 Cardiida - Veneridae
cf. Cyprimeria alta venus clam
Cyprimeria cf. C. alta Conrad
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"cf. Linearia metastriata" = Linearis
"cf. Linearia metastriata" = Linearis tellin clam
Linearia cf. L. metastriata Conrad
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Granocardium sp. Gabb 1868 cockle
Granocardium sp.
? Granocardium dumosum Conrad 1870 cockle
Granocardium dumosum (Conrad)
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae
"aff. Scabrotrigonia bartrami" = Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia)
"aff. Scabrotrigonia bartrami" = Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia) clam
Scabrotrigonia aff. S. bartrami (Stephenson)
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Trigonia sp. Bruguière 1789 clam
Trigonia sp.
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
cf. Nucula stantoni Stephenson 1923 nut clam
Nucula cf. N. stantoni Stephenson
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Pholidotomidae
? Longoconcha imbricatus Sohl 1964 snail
Longoconcha imbricatus Sohl
 Neogastropoda - Tudiclidae
Pyropsis sp. Conrad 1860 snail
Pyropsis sp. b (Sohl 331C)
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
? Arrhoges (Latiala) sp. Gabb 1868 snail
Arrhoges (Latiala?) sp.
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Euspira rectilabrum Conrad 1858 moon snail
Euspira rectilabrum (Conrad)
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
? Laxispira sp. Gabb 1877 turret shell
Laxispira? sp.
Turritella quadrilira Johnson 1898 turret shell
Haustator quadrilira (Johnson)
Scaphopoda
 Gadilida - Gadilidae
Cadulus sp. Philippi 1844 tusk shell
Cadulus sp.
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Placenticeratidae
cf. Placenticeras placenta DeKay 1828 ammonite
Placenticeras cf. P. placenta (De Kay)
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
Baculites sp. Lamarck 1799 ammonite
Baculites sp.