TU 196 - Tenmile Creek (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 Unpublished notes [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/P. Wagner]more details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 92502: 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.
Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Clementia (Egesta) grayi11 Dall 1900 venus clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Miltha (Miltha) chipolana" = Miltha chipolana8
"Miltha (Miltha) chipolana" = Miltha chipolana8 Dall 1903 clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Oliva (Omogymna) liodes2 Dall 1903 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Typhis (Talityphis) obesus" = Typhina obesa3 Gabb 1873 murex snail
"Chicoreus (Chicoreus) cornurectus" = Chicoreus (Triplex) cornurectus7 Guppy 1876 murex snail
Chicoreus (Chicoreus) elusivus10 Vokes 1974 murex snail
"Murex (Murex) gardnerae" = Chicoreus (Siratus) juliagardnerae6 Vokes 1970 murex snail
Poirieria (Panamurex) laccopoia9 Gardner 1947 murex snail
Poirieria (Panamurex) fusinoides9 Gardner 1947 murex snail
Murex (Murex) gilli6 Maury 1910 murex snail
Murex (Murex) chipolanus6 Dall 1890 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus chipolanus5 Dall 1896 cone shell
Conus rapunculus5 Hoerle 1976 cone shell
Conus sulculus5 Dall 1896 cone shell
Conus isomatratus5 Dall 1896 cone shell
"Conus cracens" = Conus sauridens5 Conrad 1833 cone shell
Conus vegrandis5 Hoerle 1976 cone shell
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
"Siphocypraea chilona" = Loxacypraea chilona1
"Siphocypraea chilona" = Loxacypraea chilona1 Dall 1900 cowry
 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
Potamides suprasulcatus4 Gabb 1873 horn snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Rhinoclavis (Ochetoclava) chipolana4 Dall 1892 cerith snail
Hemicerithium cossmanni4 Dall 1892 cerith snail
Alabina (Caloosalba) turbatrix4 Hoerle 1972 cerith snail
Alabina (Caloosalba) boiplex4 Dall 1892 cerith snail