Sohl Coffee 10 (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Where: Prentiss County, Mississippi (34.6° N, 88.6° W: paleocoordinates 37.4° N, 60.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Globotruncanita elevata foram zone, upper ? Member (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; concretionary lithology not reported

• float concretions

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: USGS 6907 L. W. Stephenson 1910.

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 6664: 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
 Arcida - Arcidae
? Barbatia sp. Gray 1842 clam
Barbatia? sp.
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Nemodon sp. Conrad 1869 clam
Nemodon sp. (large) (Sohl 331C)
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
Cucullaea ? wadei clam
Idonearca wadei Imlay?
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Exogyra sp. Say 1820 oyster
Exogyra sp.
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea plumosa Morton 1833 oyster
Ostrea plumosa Morton
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
? Pinna sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
Pinna? sp.
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Aphrodina regia venus clam
Aphrodina regia Conrad
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Pleuriocardia sp., "Pachycardium ? stantoni" = Protocardia (Pachycardium)
Pleuriocardia sp. Scott 1978 cockle
Trachycardium sp.
"Pachycardium ? stantoni" = Protocardia (Pachycardium) cockle
Pachycardium stantoni (Wade)?
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Pholadomya sp. Sowerby 1823 clam
 Nuculida - Cardiolariidae
"cf. Nucula amica" = Praeleda compar
"cf. Nucula amica" = Praeleda compar Barrande 1881 clam
Nucula cf. N. amica Gardner
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
aff. Buccinopsis crassus true whelk
Buccinopsis aff. B. crassus (Wade)
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
aff. Pugnellus densatus snail
Pugnellus aff. P. densatus Conrad