PRI Loc. 1634 (sample 27, replicate B) [Mogarts Mbr, Yorktown Fm] (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: James City County, Virginia (37.2° N, 76.7° W: paleocoordinates 37.3° N, 76.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Morgarts Beach Member (Yorktown Formation), Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From Morgarts Beach Mbr of the Yorktown Fm. AGE: Late Pliocene. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: "Gray layer in lower part of bank".

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; poorly lithified, shelly/skeletal, silty sandstone

• ENVIRONMENT: Shallow-marine, restricted/sheltered, fine-grained siliciclastic environment.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Silty sandstone, shelly. LITHIFICATION: Poorly-lithified, based on observation of specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite

Reposited in the PRI

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• COLLECTOR: Unknown collector (possibly E.R. Smith). REPOSITORY: PRI, Ithaca.

Primary reference: A. J. W. Hendy, D. P. Buick, K. V. Bulinski, C. A. Ferguson, and A. I. Miller. 2008. Unpublished census data from Atlantic coastal plain and circum-Caribbean Neogene assemblages and taxonomic opinions. [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79246: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 28.02.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for gastropoda, bivalvia and other macroinvertebrates. NOMENCLATURE: Lists, counts, and identifications compiled by A. Hendy, in reference to Glenn (1904), Martin (1904), Gardner (1947), Ward (1992), and Ward and Gillinsky (1993).
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia sp. Linnaeus 1758 jingle
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chesapecten jeffersonius Say 1824 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Conradostrea sculpturata Conrad 1840 oyster
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Stewartia anodonta Say 1824 clam
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
Hiatella arctica Linnaeus 1767 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Chesacardium acutilaqueatum Conrad 1839 cockle
 Cardiida - Psammobiidae
Gari sp. Schumacher 1817 clam
 Cardiida - Anatinellidae
Raeta plicatella Lamarck 1818 clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Mactridae indet. Lamarck 1809 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Veneridae indet. Rafinesque 1815 venus clam
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama congregata Conrad 1833 jewel box
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbula inaequalis Say 1824 clam
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte sp. Sowerby 1816 clam
 Carditida - Carditidae
Cyclocardia granulata Say 1824 clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Gastropoda
 Neotaenioglossa - Calyptraeidae
"Crepidula spinosa" = Bostrycapulus aculeatus
"Crepidula spinosa" = Bostrycapulus aculeatus Gmelin 1791 slipper shell
 Cerithioidea - Turritellidae
Turritella pilsbryi Gardner 1928 turret shell
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Dentalium attenuatum Say 1824 tusk shell
Lingulata
 Discinida - Disciniidae
Discinisca lugubris Conrad 1834
Cirripedia
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