TU 817 - 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 Unpublished notes [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/P. Wagner]more details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 92546: 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) liodes1 Dall 1903 olive snail
Oliva (Omogymna) martensii1 Dall 1903 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Typhis (Talityphis) obesus" = Typhina obesa2 Gabb 1873 murex snail
Chicoreus (Chicoreus) elusivus6 Vokes 1974 murex snail
Poirieria (Panamurex) lychnia5 Gardner 1947 murex snail
Poirieria (Panamurex) mauryae5 Vokes 1970 murex snail
Poirieria (Panamurex) laccopoia5 Gardner 1947 murex snail
Poirieria (Panamurex) fusinoides5 Gardner 1947 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus tricoratus4 Hoerle 1976 cone shell
Conus chipolanus4 Dall 1896 cone shell
Conus sulculus4 Dall 1896 cone shell
Conus gardnerae4 Hoerle 1976 cone shell
Conus demiurgus4 Dall 1903 cone shell
Conus isomatratus4 Dall 1896 cone shell
"Conus cracens" = Conus sauridens4 Conrad 1833 cone shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Pleisotrochidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Rhinoclavis (Ochetoclava) chipolana3 Dall 1892 cerith snail
Alabina (Caloosalba) turbatrix3 Hoerle 1972 cerith snail
Alabina (Caloosalba) boiplex3 Dall 1892 cerith snail
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae
Symbiangia vaughani7 Weisbord 1971 stony coral