Sohl Coffee 11 (Cretaceous 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: Globotruncana ventricosa foram zone, very top Member (Coffee Sand Formation), Middle Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• uppermost Coffee Sand is the 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 64606 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 6665: 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
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
Gryphaea convexa oyster
Gryphaea convexa (Say)
Pycnodonte mutabilis oyster
Gryphaea mutabilis Morton
Exogyra ponderosa oyster
Exogyra ponderosa Roemer
Gryphaeostrea vomer Morton 1828 oyster
Gryphaeostrea vomer (Morton)
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sloani oyster
Ostrea sloani Stephenson