Sohl Coffee 07 (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Where: Alcorn County, Mississippi (34.9° N, 88.5° W: paleocoordinates 37.7° N, 59.8° 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).

•about middle of formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: USGS 9498 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 6661: 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 whiteleyensis clam
Glycymeris whiteleyensis Stephenson
 Pectinida - Limidae
? Lima sp. Bruguière 1797 file clam
Lima? sp.
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
cf. Crassatella neusensis clam
Crassatella cf. C. neusensis Stephenson
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
cf. Nymphalucina parva clam
Lucina cf. L. parva Stephenson
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae
"Scabrotrigonia sp. n. sp." = Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia)
"Scabrotrigonia sp. n. sp." = Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia) Dietrich 1933 clam
Scabrotrigonia n. sp. (Sohl 331C)
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Cantharus (Cantharulus) lemniscatus true whelk
Cantharus (Cantharulus) lemniscatus Sohl
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Gyrodes major Wade 1926 moon snail
Gyrodes major Wade
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella sp., "Haustator trilira" = Turritella trilira
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
Turritella n. sp. (Sohl 331C)
"Haustator trilira" = Turritella trilira Conrad 1860 turret shell
Haustator trilira (Conrad)
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Placenticeratidae
Placenticeras sp. Meek 1876 ammonite
Placenticeras sp.