TU 806 - Chipola River [Chipola Fm] (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Calhoun County, Florida (30.3° N, 85.2° W: paleocoordinates 30.6° 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 Unpublished notes [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/P. Wagner]more details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 92555: 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 - Turbinellidae
"Vasum haitense" = Vasum haitensis4
"Vasum haitense" = Vasum haitensis4 Sowerby 1850 snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Typhis (Talityphis) obesus" = Typhina obesa1
"Typhis (Talityphis) obesus" = Typhina obesa1 Gabb 1873 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus isomatratus3 Dall 1896 cone shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Pleisotrochidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Rhinoclavis (Ochetoclava) chipolana2 Dall 1892 cerith snail
Hemicerithium craticulum2 Hoerle 1972 cerith snail
Hemicerithium cossmanni2 Dall 1892 cerith snail
Alabina (Caloosalba) turbatrix2 Hoerle 1972 cerith snail
Alabina (Caloosalba) boiplex2 Dall 1892 cerith snail