TU 541 - Miami Canal [Caloosahatchee Fm] (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Palm Beach County, Florida (26.1° N, 80.6° W: paleocoordinates 26.2° N, 80.2° 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

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 Unpublished notes [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/P. Wagner]more details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 92341: 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.
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Murexiella (Murexiella) macgintyi" = Murexiella macgintyi2, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) floridanus1
"Murexiella (Murexiella) macgintyi" = Murexiella macgintyi2 Smith 1938 murex snail
Chicoreus (Chicoreus) floridanus1 Vokes 1965 murex snail