TU 825 - Farley Creek (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Calhoun County, Florida (30.5° N, 85.2° W: paleocoordinates 30.9° 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),


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 Unpublished notes [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/P. Wagner]more details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 92551: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 17.11.2009, edited by Pete Wagner

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Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to taxa described in taxonomic treatments. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication with modern nomenclature and species-resolution identifications.
 Pectinida - Limidae
Limaria (Limaria) chipolana12 Vokes 1973 file clam
 Pholadida - Teredinidae
Kuphus incrassatus11 Gabb 1873 clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"Arcopagia (Johnsonella) fausta" = Arcopagia fausta10
"Arcopagia (Johnsonella) fausta" = Arcopagia fausta10 Pulteney 1799 tellin clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Miltha (Miltha) chipolana" = Miltha chipolana7, Eomiltha scolaroi8
"Miltha (Miltha) chipolana" = Miltha chipolana7 Dall 1903 clam
Eomiltha scolaroi8 Vokes 1969 clam
 Triphoroidea - Cerithiopsidae
Seila adamsii4 Lea 1845 snail
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Oliva (Omogymna) liodes2 Dall 1903 olive snail
Oliva (Omogymna) martensii2 Dall 1903 olive snail
Oliva (Oliva) blowi2 Drez 1981 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Typhis (Talityphis) obesus" = Typhina obesa3 Gabb 1873 murex snail
Hexaplex (Hexaplex) veatchi6 Maury 1910 murex snail
Dermomurex (Trialatella) farleyensis14 Vokes 1975 murex snail
"Chicoreus (Chicoreus) cornurectus" = Chicoreus (Triplex) cornurectus13 Guppy 1876 murex snail
Chicoreus (Chicoreus) elusivus13 Vokes 1974 murex snail
Poirieria (Panamurex) mauryae9 Vokes 1970 murex snail
Poirieria (Panamurex) laccopoia9 Gardner 1947 murex snail
Poirieria (Panamurex) fusinoides9 Gardner 1947 murex snail
Haustellum gilli16 murex snail
Typhis (Rugotyphis) keenae3 Gertman 1969 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus erugatus n. sp.5 Hoerle 1976 cone shell
Conus chipolanus5 Dall 1896 cone shell
Conus sulculus5 Dall 1896 cone shell
Conus gardnerae5 Hoerle 1976 cone shell
Conus aneuretos n. sp.5 Hoerle 1976 cone shell
Conus isomatratus5 Dall 1896 cone shell
"Conus cracens" = Conus sauridens5 Conrad 1833 cone shell
Conus tapetus5 Hoerle 1976 cone shell
 Vanikoroidea - Hipponicidae
Cheilea uncinata15 Reeve 1858 hoof shell
 Velutinoidea - Triviidae
Trivia juliae n. sp.1
Trivia juliae n. sp.1 Dolin 1991 snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
Trona leporina1, Talparia (Talparia) mariaelisabethae n. sp.1, "Siphocypraea chilona" = Loxacypraea chilona1, "Zoila willcoxi" = Cypraeorbis willcoxi1, "Cypraeorbis ballista" = Cypraeorbis willcoxi ballista1
Trona leporina1 Lamarck 1810 cowry
Trona leporina calhounensis
Talparia (Talparia) mariaelisabethae n. sp.1 Dolin 1991 cowry
"Siphocypraea chilona" = Loxacypraea chilona1 Dall 1900 cowry
"Zoila willcoxi" = Cypraeorbis willcoxi1 Dall 1890 cowry
"Cypraeorbis ballista" = Cypraeorbis willcoxi ballista1 Dall 1915 cowry
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Calyptraea (Trochita) costaria15 Grateloup 1827 slipper shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Campanilidae
Cerithium (Thericium) vokesorum n. sp.4 Hoerle 1972 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Pleisotrochidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Litiopidae
Alaba chipolana4 Dall 1892 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Bittium serenum4 Hoerle 1972 cerith snail
Hemicerithium craticulum4 Hoerle 1972 cerith snail
Hemicerithium akriton4 Hoerle 1972 cerith snail
Hemicerithium pagodum n. sp.4 Hoerle 1972 cerith snail
Alabina (Caloosalba) turbatrix4 Hoerle 1972 cerith snail
Alabina (Caloosalba) boiplex4 Dall 1892 cerith snail