Pinecrest [Pinecrest Mbr, Tamiami Fm] (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: Miami-Dade County, Florida (25.7° N, 80.3° W: paleocoordinates 25.7° N, 79.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pinecrest Member (Tamiami Formation), Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From Pinecrest beds ?=Pinecrest Mbr. AGE: Late Pliocene. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Unknown position within formation.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; unlithified, shelly/skeletal sandstone

• ENVIRONMENT: Shallow-marine, siliciclastic environment.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Sandstone, shelly. LITHIFICATION: Unlithified, based on observation of specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite

Reposited in the PRI, UNSM

Collection methods: bulk,

• COLLECTOR: Many collectiors, including P. and T. McGinty, R. C. Hoerle, J. Donovan, M. Nelson, El Crovo, C. Edwards, and presumably A. Olsson. REPOSITORY: Some material reposited at USNM and PRI, but also among private collections.

Primary reference: A. A. Olsson. 1967. Some Tertiary mollusks from South Florida and the Carribean. Paleontological Research Institute 1-61 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79761: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 23.03.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for gastropoda and bivalvia. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication with subgenus and species resolution assignments and modern nomenclature.
 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca (Arca) williamsoni Olsson 1967 ark
Anadara cf. sellardsi1 Mansfield 1932 ark
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Pycnodonta haitensis" = Hyotissa haitensis1
"Pycnodonta haitensis" = Hyotissa haitensis1 Sowerby 1850 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Cardita (Pleuromeris) decemcostata" = Pleuromeris decemcostata Conrad 1867 clam
SUBSPECIES: Cardita (Pleuromeris) decemcostata pitysia
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Spisula subparilis Conrad 1841 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Chione erosa1 venus clam
"Macrocallista reposta" = Macrocallista (Macrocallista) reposta Conrad 1834 venus clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Trachycardium (Trachycardium) evergladensis cockle
[entered as Trachycardium (Trachycardium) evergladeensis]
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Olivella gladeensis1 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Busycon (Echinofulgur) echinatum Dall 1890 whelk
SUBSPECIES: Busycon (Echinofulgur) echinatum helenae
Tropochasca petiti Olsson 1967 snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
"Cancellaria (Massyla) propevenusta" = Massyla propevenusta1
"Cancellaria (Massyla) propevenusta" = Massyla propevenusta1 Mansfield 1930 snail
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Aurinia (Volutifusus) obtusa Emmons 1858 volute
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Ecphora quadricostata1 murex snail
SUBSPECIES: Ecphora quadricostata umbilicata
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
Cymatosyrinx aclinica Tucker and Wilson 1933 snail
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Strioterebrum brightonensis Olsson 1967 auger snail
Strioterebrum seminolum Olsson 1967 auger snail
Terebra (Myurellina) hunterae Olsson 1967 auger snail
 Velutinoidea - Triviidae
Pusula (Pusula) crovoae Olsson 1967 snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
"Calusacypraea duerri" = Siphocypraea duerri2 Petuch 1996 cowry
Calusacypraea sarasotaensis2 Petuch 1994 cowry
Calusacypraea briani2 Petuch 1996 cowry
Calusacypraea tequesta2 Petuch 1996 cowry
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella gladeensis1 turret shell
Turritella pontoni1 turret shell
Turritella (Broderiptella) mansfieldi Olsson 1967 turret shell
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
"Turbo (Marmarostoma) castaneus" = Turbo (Senectus) castanea
"Turbo (Marmarostoma) castaneus" = Turbo (Senectus) castanea Gmelin 1791 snail
SUBSPECIES: Turbo (Marmarostoma) castaneus ayersi
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
"Astrhelia cf. palmata" = Acropora palmata1
"Astrhelia cf. palmata" = Acropora palmata1 Lamarck 1816 stony coral