TU 539b - Shell Creek [Caloosahatchee Fm] (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Charlotte County, Florida (27.0° N, 82.0° W: paleocoordinates 27.0° N, 81.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Caloosahatchee Formation, Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Caloosahatchee Fm for which lithostratigraphic relationships are not discussed. AGE: Early Pleistocene. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From lower beds.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• ENVIRONMENT: Shallow-marine, siliciclastic environment.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Marl, shelly. LITHIFICATION: Unlithified, based on figured specimens and facies description.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite

Collected by Vokes & Vokes; reposited in the FLMNH, USNM

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: E. Vokes and H. Vokes. REPOSITORY: Florida Museum of Natural History, USNM.

Primary reference: E. H. Vokes and H. E. Vokes. 2000. Catalogue of Tulane University fossil localities. Unpublished notes [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92340: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 08.11.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to Anadara (Caloosarca) described in text, and subsequent publications. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication with modern nomenclature and species-resolution identifications.
 Arcida - Arcidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Dermomurex (Dermomurex) engonatus n. sp.7 Dall 1892 murex snail
Calotrophon ostrearum8 Conrad 1846 murex snail
Chicoreus (Chicoreus) floridanus3 Vokes 1965 murex snail
"Murex (Murex) rubidus" = Vokesimurex rubidus2 Baker 1897 murex snail
Typhis (Rugotyphis) floridanus1 Dall 1889 murex snail
"Murexiella (Murexiella) macgintyi" = Murexiella macgintyi4 Smith 1938 murex snail