Sohl Coffee 05 (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Where: Tishomingo County, Mississippi (34.8° N, 88.3° W: paleocoordinates 37.6° N, 59.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• 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).

•near base of formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; concretionary sandstone

• concretionary masses of sandstone about 22 feet above the base of the exposed section

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: USGS 6461 L. W. Stephenson 1909

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 6659: 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
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Caestocorbula crassaplica Vincent 1910 clam
Caestocorbula crassaplica (Gabb)
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
cf. Veniella conradi Morton 1833 clam
Veniella cf. V. conradi (Morton)
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
? Cantharus (Cantharulus) lemniscatus true whelk
Cantharus (Cantharulus) lemniscatus Sohl