TU 770 - Kissimmee River [Pinecrest & Caloosahatchee Fms] (Pliocene to of the United States)

Where: Highlands County, Florida (27.1° N, 80.9° W: paleocoordinates 27.2° N, 80.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pliocene to Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 0.8 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: Mixed; from Pinecrest beds ?=Pinecrest Mbr of the Tamiami Fm and the Caloosahatchee Fm. AGE: Late Pliocene-Early Pleistocene. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From uppermost Pinescrest beds (Brighton facies) and basal Caloosahatchee Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; unlithified, shelly/skeletal sandstone

• ENVIRONMENT: Shallow-marine, siliciclastic environment.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Sandstone, shelly. LITHIFICATION: Unlithified, based on figured specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite

Collected by Vokes & Vokes; reposited in the FLMNH, USNM

Collection methods: surface (float),

• COLLECTOR: E. Vokes and H. Vokes. REPOSITORY: Florida Museum of Natural History; 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 Unpublished notes [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/P. Wagner]more details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 92693: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 24.11.2009

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.
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Murexiella (Murexiella) macgintyi" = Murexiella macgintyi3 Smith 1938 murex snail
Murexiella (Murexiella) shilohensis3 Heilprin 1887 murex snail
Dermomurex (Dermomurex) engonatus4 Dall 1892 murex snail
Calotrophon ostrearum6 Conrad 1846 murex snail
Typhis (Rugotyphis) floridanus2 Dall 1889 murex snail
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Calyptraea (Trochita) floridana5 Olsson and Petit 1964 slipper shell
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
Monoplex parthenopeus1 von Salis Marschlins 1793 triton shell