TU 456 - Tenmile Creek [Chipola Fm] (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Calhoun County, Florida (30.4° N, 85.2° W: paleocoordinates 30.8° N, 81.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Chipola Formation (Alum Bluff Group), Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From the Chipola Fm of the Alum Bluff Gp, for which lithostratigraphic relationships are not discussed. AGE: late Early Miocene, on the basis of macro fossil biostratigraphy; direct date from 87Sr/86Sr isotope dating of fossils from elsewhere in Chipola Fm [=Burdigalian age]. STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From unknown position within formation.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; unlithified, calcareous marl and unlithified, calcareous sandstone

• ENVIRONMENT: Not discussed in text.
• LITHOLOGY: Marls, sands, clays, for the most part unconsolidated, in places highly calcareous. LITHIIFCATION: Unlithified, on the basis of figured specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite

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

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: E. H. Vokes and H. E. Vokes. REPOSITORY: FLMNH, 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 Unpublished notes [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/P. Wagner]more details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 92501: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 17.11.2009, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to taxa described in taxonomic treatments. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication with modern nomenclature and species-resolution identifications.
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Oliva (Omogymna) liodes3 Dall 1903 olive snail
Oliva (Omogymna) martensii3 Dall 1903 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Typhis (Talityphis) obesus" = Typhina obesa4 Gabb 1873 murex snail
"Murex (Murex) gardnerae n. sp." = Chicoreus (Siratus) juliagardnerae7 Vokes 1970 murex snail
Poirieria (Panamurex) mauryae8 Vokes 1970 murex snail
Poirieria (Panamurex) laccopoia8 Gardner 1947 murex snail
Poirieria (Panamurex) fusinoides8 Gardner 1947 murex snail
Murex (Murex) gilli7 Maury 1910 murex snail
Murex (Murex) chipolanus7 Dall 1890 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus chipolanus6 Dall 1896 cone shell
Conus sulculus6 Dall 1896 cone shell
"Conus cracens" = Conus sauridens6 Conrad 1833 cone shell
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
"Zoila arlettae" = Cypraeorbis arlettae2
"Zoila arlettae" = Cypraeorbis arlettae2 Dolin 1991 cowry
 Tonnoidea - Tonnidae
Eudolium subfasciatum1 Sacco 1890 tun shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Rhinoclavis (Ochetoclava) chipolana5 Dall 1892 cerith snail
Hemicerithium cossmanni5 Dall 1892 cerith snail
Alabina (Caloosalba) turbatrix5 Hoerle 1972 cerith snail
Alabina (Caloosalba) boiplex5 Dall 1892 cerith snail