TU 823 - Farley Creek [Chipola Fm] (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),

• 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 Unpublished notes [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/P. Wagner]more details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 92567: 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.
Bivalvia
 Pholadida - Teredinidae
Kuphus incrassatus3 Gabb 1873 clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Dermomurex (Viator) vaughani4 Maury 1910 murex snail
Haustellum gilli5 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus erugatus2 Hoerle 1976 cone shell
Conus chipolanus2 Dall 1896 cone shell
Conus aneuretos2 Hoerle 1976 cone shell
Conus isomatratus2 Dall 1896 cone shell
Conus tapetus2 Hoerle 1976 cone shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Alabina (Caloosalba) turbatrix1 Hoerle 1972 cerith snail
Alabina (Caloosalba) boiplex1 Dall 1892 cerith snail
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae
Symbiangia vaughani6 Weisbord 1971 stony coral