Sohl Coffee 09 (Cretaceous of the United States)

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

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Globotruncana ventricosa foram zone, upper most unit Member (Coffee Sand Formation), Middle Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• the uppermost Coffee Sand is 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 17260 W. H. Monroe 1936.

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 6663: 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
 Pectinida - Limidae
aff. Pseudolimea reticulata file clam
Lima aff. L. reticulata Forbes
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Paranomia scabra scallop
Paranomia scabra (Morton)
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Gryphaea convexa oyster
Gryphaea convexa (Say)
Exogyra ponderosa oyster
Exogyra ponderosa Roemer
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
Ostrea plumosa Morton 1833 oyster
Ostrea plumosa Morton