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

Where: Collier County, Florida (26.0° N, 81.1° W: paleocoordinates 26.1° N, 80.5° 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 79762: 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) aquila Heilprin 1887 ark
 Carditida - Carditidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Metula roberti Olsson 1967 true whelk
Hindsia pyta true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
"Cancellaria (Massyla) propevenusta" = Massyla propevenusta
"Cancellaria (Massyla) propevenusta" = Massyla propevenusta Mansfield 1930 snail
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
"Microspira oliviformis" = Prunum (Microspira), Microspira donovani
"Microspira oliviformis" = Prunum (Microspira) margin shell
Microspira donovani Olsson 1967 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
Cymatosyrinx aclinica Tucker and Wilson 1933 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae