TU 866 - Silverdale [Silverdale Fm] (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Onslow County, North Carolina (34.8° N, 77.2° W: paleocoordinates 34.8° N, 71.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Silverdale Formation, Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the "Silverdale beds", for which lithostratigraphic relations are not discussed. AGE: Late Oligocene. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within formation.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• ENVIRONMENT: Not stated in text.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Unknown. LITHIFICATION: Unknown.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Vokes & Vokes; reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: E. Vokes and H. Vokes. REPOSITORY: 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 Unpublished notes [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/P. Wagner]more details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 92606: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 18.11.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to taxa described in text, and subsequent publications. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication with modern nomenclature and species-resolution identifications.
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Pterynotus (Purpurellus) repetiti n. sp.2 Vokes 1970 murex snail
Dermomurex (Viator) sexangulus3 Dall 1915 murex snail
Typhis (Rugotyphis) harrisi1 Olsson 1914 murex snail
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Calyptraea (Trochita) cf. crenata4 Gardner 1947 slipper shell