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

Where: Osceola County, Florida (28.3° N, 81.4° W: paleocoordinates 28.4° N, 80.8° 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 79765: 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.
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Placunanomia plicata Tuomey and Holmes 1857 scallop
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Planicardium virginianum Conrad 1839 cockle
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Hindsia pyta true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Ilyanassa marthae Olsson 1967 snail
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Busycon (Echinofulgur) echinatum Dall 1890 whelk
SUBSPECIES: Busycon (Echinofulgur) echinatum helenae
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
Cymatosyrinx aclinica Tucker and Wilson 1933 snail
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
 Littorinoidea - Littorinidae
Littorina sheaferi Olsson 1967 periwinkle
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella (Broderiptella) mansfieldi Olsson 1967 turret shell
 Trochoidea - Trochidae