Sohl Coffee 06 (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Where: Lee County, Mississippi (34.3° N, 88.7° W: paleocoordinates 37.1° N, 60.2° 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).

•about middle of formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

• fossils occur abundantly at this locality in the lower few feet of a 35 foot section of massive dark-colored micaceous glaconitic clayey sand.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: USGS 17254 W. H. Monroe 1940; USGS 17809 L. W. Stephenson and W. H. Monroe 1938; USGS 25483 L. W. Stephenson and N. F. Sohl 1955; USGS 26338 N. F. Sohl and H. I. Saunders 1956.

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 6660: 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
Breviarca umbonata clam
Breviarca umbonata (Conrad)
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris whiteleyensis clam
Glycymeris whiteleyensis Stephenson
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
cf. Nemodon neusensis clam
Nemodon cf. N. neusensis Stephenson
Nemodon brevifrons Conrad 1875 clam
Nemodon brevifrons Conrad
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
Cucullaea sp. Lamarck 1801 clam
Idonearca sp.
Cucullaea sp. n. sp. Lamarck 1801 clam
Idonearca n. sp. (Sohl 331C)
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Camptonectes berryi scallop
Camptonectes berryi (Stephenson)
 Pectinida - Limidae
Pseudolimea reticulata file clam
Lima reticulata Forbes
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia argentaria Morton 1833 jingle
Anomia argentaria Morton
Paranomia scabra scallop
Paranomia scabra (Morton)
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Exogyra ponderosa oyster
Exogyra ponderosa Roemer and Exogyra ponderosa erraticostata Stephenson
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
? Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
Ostrea? sp.
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Pseudoptera sp. Meek 1873 oyster
Pseudoptera sp.
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
? Pinna sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
Pinna? sp.
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Crenella ? serica Conrad 1860 mussel
Crenella serica Conrad?
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatella sp. n. sp. Lamarck 1799 clam
Crassatella n. sp. (Sohl 331C)
aff. Crassatella roodensis clam
Crassatella aff. C. roodensis Stephenson
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Caestocorbula crassaplica Vincent 1910 clam
Caestocorbula crassaplica (Gabb)
Parmicorbula sp. Vokes 1944 clam
Parmicorbula sp.
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
cf. Etea carolinensis Conrad 1875 clam
Etea cf. E. carolinensis Stephenson
cf. Veniella conradi Morton 1833 clam
Veniella cf. V. conradi (Morton)
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Legumen ellipticum venus clam
Legumen ellipticum Conrad
Aphrodina sp. n. sp. Conrad 1869 venus clam
Aphrodina n. sp. (Sohl 331C)
cf. Cyprimeria alta venus clam
Cyprimeria cf. C. alta Conrad
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Solyma sp., "cf. Linearia metastriata" = Linearis
Solyma sp. Conrad 1870 tellin clam
Solyma sp.
"cf. Linearia metastriata" = Linearis tellin clam
Linearia cf. L. metastriata Conrad
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Trachycardium carolinensis cockle
Trachycardium carolinensis (Conrad)
Trachycardium sp. n. sp. Mörch 1853 cockle
Trachycardium n. sp. (Sohl 331C)
Granocardium dumosum Conrad 1870 cockle
Granocardium dumosum (Conrad)
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
Panopea sp. Menard 1807 clam
Panope sp.
 Solenida - Pharidae
cf. Leptosolen biplicata Conrad 1858 clam
Leptosolen cf. L. biplicata (Conrad)
 Pandorida - Clavagellidae
Ascaulocardium sp. Pojeta and N. F 1987 clam
Kummelia sp.
 Pandorida - Laternulidae
aff. Anatimya anteradiata Conrad 1860 clam
Anatimya aff. A. anteradiata Forbes
 Poromyida - Poromyidae
Cymella ? ironensis clam
Cymella ironensis Stephenson?
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
cf. Nymphalucina parva clam
Lucina cf. L. parva Stephenson
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula sp. n. sp.
Nucula sp. n. sp. Lamarck 1799 nut clam
Nucula n. sp. (Sohl 331C)
 Protobranchia - Malletiidae
Malletia sp. n. sp.
Malletia sp. n. sp. des Moulins 1832 clam
"Perissonata" n. sp. (Sohl 331C)
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
cf. Nuculana tarensis pointed nut clam
Nuculana cf. N. tarensis Stephenson
Gastropoda
 Ptenoglossa - Vasidae
Lupira disparila Sohl 1964 snail
Lupira disparila Sohl
 Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae
? Epitoniidae indet., "Acirsa (Plesioacirsa) culmosa" = Acirsa culmosa, "? Acirsa (Plesioacirsa) gravida" = Acirsa gravida
? Epitoniidae indet. Berry 1910 wentletrap
Epitoniid? gastropods spp
"Acirsa (Plesioacirsa) culmosa" = Acirsa culmosa Sohl 1964 wentletrap
Acirsa (Plesioacirsa) culmosa Sohl
"? Acirsa (Plesioacirsa) gravida" = Acirsa gravida Sohl 1964 wentletrap
Acirsa (Plesioacirsa?) gravida Sohl
 Patellogastropoda - Lottiidae
Acmaea sp. Eschscholtz 1830 limpet
Acmaea sp.
 Cephalaspidea - Cylichnidae
? Cylichna sp. Lovén 1846 snail
Cylichna? sp.
? Cylichna (Cylichnopsis) sp. Cossmann 1904 snail
Cylichna (Cylichnopsis?) sp.
 Triphoroidea - Triforidae
"Seila meeki" = Variseila meeki Wade 1926 snail
Seila meeki (Wade)
Cerithiella sp. Verrill 1882 snail
Cerithiella n. sp. (Sohl 331C)
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Pseudamaura lepta Sohl 1964 snail
Pseudamaura lepta Sohl
 Prosobranchia - Acteoninidae
Eoacteon ithyocheilus Sohl 1964 snail
Eoacteon ithyocheilus Sohl
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Stantonella sp. Wade 1926 true whelk
Stantonella sp.
? Buccinopsis sp. Conrad 1857 true whelk
Buccinopsis? sp.
Cantharus (Cantharulus) lemniscatus true whelk
Cantharus (Cantharulus) lemniscatus Sohl
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Pyrifusus sinuocostatus Sohl 1964 snail
Pyrifusus sinuocostatus Sohl
Lomirosa carinata Sohl 1964 snail
Lomirosa carinata Sohl
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Remera ? stephensoni Harbison 1945 snail
Remera stephensoni Harbison?
cf. Fusinus macnairyensis Wade 1926 snail
Fusinus? cf. F. macnairyensis (Wade)
Bellifusus sp. Stephenson 1941 snail
Bellifusus sp.
cf. Drilluta major Wade 1916 snail
Drilluta cf. D. major Wade
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Mataxa leioderma Sohl 1964 snail
Mataxa leioderma Sohl
 Neogastropoda - Paladmetidae
Paladmete ? cancellaria Conrad 1858 snail
Paladmete cancellaria (Conrad)?
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
Mitridae indet. Swainson 1831 mitre shell
Mitrinae sp.
 Neogastropoda - Pholidotomidae
Longoconcha imbricatus Sohl 1964 snail
Longoconcha imbricatus Sohl
Volutomorpha splendida Sohl 1964 snail
Volutomorpha splendida Sohl
Morea corsicanensis depressa Conrad 1860 snail
Morea corsicanensis depressa Sohl
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Liopeplum spiculatum Sohl 1964 volute
Liopeplum spiculatum Sohl
 Neogastropoda - Tudiclidae
Pyropsis sp. Conrad 1860 snail
Pyropsis sp. a (Sohl 331C)
 Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae
cf. Napulus fragilis Sohl 1964 snail
Napulus cf. N. fragilis Sohl
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Sargana ? stantoni Weller 1907 murex snail
Sargana stantoni (Weller)?
Lowenstamia funiculus Sohl 1964 murex snail
Lowenstamia funiculus Sohl
 Neogastropoda -
Fulgerca compressilirata Sohl 1964 snail
Fulgerca compressilirata Sohl
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Amuletum sp. Stephenson 1941 turrid
Amuletum sp.
Amuletum costata turrid
Amuletum costata Sohl
aff. Amuletum fasciolatum Wade 1926 turrid
Amuletum aff. A. fasceolatum (Wade)
Beretra preclara Sohl 1964 turrid
Beretra preclara Sohl
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
aff. Anchura substriata Wade 1926 snail
Anchura aff. A. substriata Wade
Graciliala ? johnsoni Stephenson 1923 snail
Graciliala johnsoni Stephenson?
? Arrhoges (Latiala) sp. Gabb 1868 snail
Arrhoges (Latiala?) sp.
Pterocerella sp. Meek 1864 snail
Pterocerella sp.
cf. Tundora tuberculata Stephenson 1941 snail
Tundora cf. T. tuberculata Stephenson
 Littorinoidea - Pickworthiidae
Urceolabrum mantachieensis Sohl 1964 periwinkle
Urceolabrum mantachieensis Sohl
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Euspira rectilabrum Conrad 1858 moon snail
Euspira rectilabrum (Conrad)
Gyrodes major Wade 1926 moon snail
Gyrodes major Wade
"Gyrodes spillmani" = Gyrodes (Sohlella) spillmani Gabb 1861 moon snail
Gyrodes spillmani Gabb
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Thylacus cretaceus Conrad 1860 slipper shell
Thylacus cretaceus Conrad
 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
Tympanotonus cowickeensis Sohl 1964 horn snail
Potamides cowickeensis Sohl
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Laxispira lumbricalis Gabb 1877 turret shell
Laxispira lumbricalis Gabb
Turritella quadrilira Johnson 1898 turret shell
Haustator quadrilira (Johnson)
"Haustator trilira" = Turritella trilira Conrad 1860 turret shell
Haustator trilira (Conrad)
 Architectibranchia - Acteonidae
"Nonacteonina sp." = Nonactaeonina
"Nonacteonina sp." = Nonactaeonina snail
Nonacteonina sp.
 Allogastropoda - Mathildidae
Gegania sp. Jeffreys 1884 snail
Gegania sp.
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
"Architectonica (Granosolarium) coffea" = Granosolarium coffea
"Architectonica (Granosolarium) coffea" = Granosolarium coffea Sohl 1964 snail
Architectonica (Granosolarium) coffea Sohl
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
"cf. Teinostoma clara" = Solariorbis clara
"cf. Teinostoma clara" = Solariorbis clara Sohl 1960 snail
Teinostoma cf. T. clara Sohl
 Seguenzioidea - Calliotropidae
Calliomphalus (Calliomphalus) paucispirilus Sohl 1964 snail
Calliomphalus (Calliomphalus) paucispirilus Sohl
Calliomphalus (Planolateralus) tuberculosus Sohl 1964 snail
Calliomphalus (Planolateralus) tuberculosus Sohl
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Dentalium sp. Linnaeus 1758 tusk shell
Dentalium sp. (ribbed) (Sohl 331C) and Dentalium sp. (smooth) (Sohl 331C)
 Gadilida - Gadilidae
Cadulus sp. Philippi 1844 tusk shell
Cadulus sp.
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Placenticeratidae
Placenticeras sp. Meek 1876 ammonite
Placenticeras sp.
 Ammonitida - Collignoniceratidae
cf. Delawarella delawarensis Morton 1830 ammonite
Delawarella cf. D. delawarensis (Morton)
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
Baculites sp. Lamarck 1799 ammonite
Baculites sp.
 Nautilida - Nautilidae
Eutrephoceras sp. Hyatt 1894 nautiloid
Eutrephoceras sp.