TU 787 - 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 Unpublished notes [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/P. Wagner]more details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 92544: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 17.11.2009

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) martensii2 Dall 1903 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Poirieria (Panamurex) laccopoia6 Gardner 1947 murex snail
Poirieria (Panamurex) fusinoides6 Gardner 1947 murex snail
Haustellum gilli8 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus chipolanus5 Dall 1896 cone shell
Conus sulculus5 Dall 1896 cone shell
Conus isomatratus5 Dall 1896 cone shell
"Conus cracens" = Conus sauridens5 Conrad 1833 cone shell
 Tonnoidea - Bursidae
Bursa (Tutufa) pelouatensis7 Cossmann and Peyrot 1903 frog shell
Bursa chipolana1 Schmelz 1997 frog shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Alabina (Caloosalba) turbatrix4 Hoerle 1972 cerith snail
Alabina (Caloosalba) boiplex4 Dall 1892 cerith snail
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae
Symbiangia vaughani9 Weisbord 1971 stony coral