Kahe Point, Oahu (Pleistocene of the United States)

Also known as Reef 3255

Where: Hawaii (21.3° N, 158.1° W: paleocoordinates 21.4° N, 158.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Waimanalo Formation, Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• ~119 ka, last interglacial

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; limestone

• reef and near-reef deposits
• limestones and conglomerates

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. R. Muhs, K. R. Simmons, and B. Steinke. 2002. Timing and warmth of the Last Interglacial period: new U-series evidence from Hawaii and Bermuda and a new fossil compilation for North America. Quaternary Science Reviews 21:1355-1383 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 89289: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 14.05.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Arcidae
Acar plicata Dillwyn 1817 miniature ark
[entered as Acar plicatum]
Arca ventricosa Lamarck 1819 ark
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Spondylus mimus Olsson 1931 scallop
"Chlamys stearnsi" = Flabellipecten stearnsii Dall 1878 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
 Ostreida - Malleidae
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Cardiida - Trapezidae
"Trapezium californicus" = Trapezium oblongum
"Trapezium californicus" = Trapezium oblongum Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Periglypta reticulata Linnaeus 1758 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Quidnipagus palatum tellin clam
listed as Quidonipagus palatum
Scutarcopagia scobinata Linnaeus 1758 tellin clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Ctena bella Conrad 1837 clam
 Ptenoglossa - Thaididae
 Patellogastropoda - Nacellidae
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
 Neogastropoda - Costellariidae
"Pusia consanguinea" = Vexillum (Pusia), "Pusia nodosa" = Vexillum (Pusia), "Pusia semifasciata" = Vexillum (Pusia)
"Pusia consanguinea" = Vexillum (Pusia) ribbed mitre
"Pusia nodosa" = Vexillum (Pusia) ribbed mitre
"Pusia semifasciata" = Vexillum (Pusia) ribbed mitre
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus plicarius cone shell
Conus praelatus cone shell
Conus sponsalis cone shell
Conus ebraeus Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
Conus imperialis Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
Conus nussatella Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
Conus tulipa Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
Conus flavidus Lamarck 1810 cone shell
"Conus leopardus" = Conus vexillum Gmelin 1791 cone shell
"Conus vitulinus" = Conus planorbis Born 1778 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Terebra crenulata auger snail
Terebra peasei auger snail
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
"Strombus mutabilis" = Canarium mutabile, Strombus erythrinus, "Lambis chiragra" = Harpago chiragra
"Strombus mutabilis" = Canarium mutabile Swainson 1821 true conch
"Lambis chiragra" = Harpago chiragra Linnaeus 1758 conch
 Vanikoroidea - Hipponicidae
"Pilosabia pilosa" = Hipponix (Pilosabia) hoof shell
Antisabia foliacea Quoy and Gaimard 1834 hoof shell
 Vanikoroidea - Eulimidae
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
"Cypraea isabella" = Luria isabella, "Cypraea carneola" = Lyncina carneola, "Cypraea maculifera" = Mauritia maculifera, "Cypraea cicercula" = Pustularia cicercula, "Cypraea granulata" = Staphylaea granulata, "Cypraea erosa" = Naria erosa, "Cypraea labrolineata" = Erosaria labrolineata, "Cypraea caputserpentis" = Cypraea (Erosaria) caputserpentis, "Cypraea helvola" = Cypraea (Erosaria) helvola
"Cypraea isabella" = Luria isabella Linnaeus 1758 Isabell cowry
"Cypraea carneola" = Lyncina carneola Linnaeus 1758 purple-mouthed cowry
"Cypraea maculifera" = Mauritia maculifera Schilder 1932 cowry
"Cypraea cicercula" = Pustularia cicercula Linnaeus 1758 cowry
"Cypraea granulata" = Staphylaea granulata Pease 1862 cowry
"Cypraea erosa" = Naria erosa Linnaeus 1758 cowry
"Cypraea labrolineata" = Erosaria labrolineata Gaskoin 1849 cowry
"Cypraea caputserpentis" = Cypraea (Erosaria) caputserpentis Linnaeus 1758 cowry
listed as C. captoserpentis
"Cypraea helvola" = Cypraea (Erosaria) helvola Linnaeus 1758 cowry
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
"Cymatium pileare" = Monoplex pilearis, Charonia triton
"Cymatium pileare" = Monoplex pilearis Linnaeus 1758 triton shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Clypeomorus obeliscus, Clypeomorus graniferum, Cerithium echinatum, "Semivertagus atromarginatum" = Clava (Semivertagus), "Semivertagus nesioticus" = Clava (Semivertagus)
Cerithium echinatum Lamarck 1822 cerith snail
"Semivertagus atromarginatum" = Clava (Semivertagus) cerith snail
"Semivertagus nesioticus" = Clava (Semivertagus) cerith snail
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
"Marmorostoma intercostalium" = Turbo (Marmarostoma) intercostalis
"Marmorostoma intercostalium" = Turbo (Marmarostoma) intercostalis Menke 1829 snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Trochus sandwichensis Souleyet 1852 top snail
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites sp. Link 1807 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Pocillopora sp. Lamarck 1816 stony coral