GL (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as Greggs Landing

Where: Wilcox County, Alabama (31.8° N, 87.5° W: paleocoordinates 34.5° N, 69.4° W)

When: Bells Landing Member (Tuscahoma Formation), Selandian (61.6 - 59.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Christopher Garvie

Primary reference: W. J. Foster, C. L. Garvie, A. M. Weiss, A. D. Muscente, M. Aberhan, J. W. Counts, and R. C. Martindale. 2020. Resilience of marine invertebrate communities during the early Cenozoic hyperthermals. Scientific Reports 10:2176 [A. Miller/J. Sessa/W. Foster]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 205472: authorized by William Foster, entered by William Foster on 15.10.2019

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Chlamys greggi" = Dhondtichlamys greggi
"Chlamys greggi" = Dhondtichlamys greggi Harris 1897 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris idonea Conrad 1865 clam
 Carditida - Carditidae
Venericardia sp. Lamarck 1801 clam
"Claibornicardia sp." = Glyptoactis (Claibornicardia) Stenzel and Krause 1957 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Pitar sp. Römer 1857 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina greggi tellin clam
 Nuculanida - Nuculanidae
Calorhadia (Calorhadia) pharcida Dall 1898 pointed nut clam
 Neogastropoda - Clavatulidae
"Turricula sp." = Turricula, "Surcula nasuta" = Turricula
"Turricula sp." = Turricula Schumacher 1817 snail
"Surcula nasuta" = Turricula snail
 Neogastropoda - Cochlespiridae
aff. Tropisurcula sp. Casey 1904 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Caricella demissa Conrad 1848 volute
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
? Ancilla sp. Lamarck 1799 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Olivellidae
Agaronia sp. Gray 1839 snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Bullia altilis Conrad 1832 snail
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
 Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Ficidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Rostellariidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
Sigatica clarkeana Aldrich 1887 moon snail
cf. Natica aperta moon snail
"Euspira sabina" = Natica semilunata sabina Palmer 1937 moon snail
Sinum sp. Röding 1798 moon snail
 Cerithioidea - Turritellidae
"Turritella mortoni" = Kapalmerella mortoni, Mesalia alabamensis
"Turritella mortoni" = Kapalmerella mortoni Conrad 1830 turret shell
Mesalia alabamensis turret shell
 Neotaenioglossa - Calyptraeidae
"Calyptraea cf. aperta" = Calyptraea (Trochita) aperta
"Calyptraea cf. aperta" = Calyptraea (Trochita) aperta Solander 1766 slipper shell
 Opisthobranchia - Cylichnidae
Cylichna sp. Lovén 1846 snail
Acteocina leai barrel-bubble
 Heterostropha - Architectonicidae