Marine Bivalvia of Getkilninskaya Suite in northwestern Kamchatka (Paleocene to of Russian Federation)

Where: Russian Federation (62.5° N, 165.0° E: paleocoordinates 72.7° N, 160.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Getkilninskaya Formation, Danian to Danian (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

• The Getkilninskaya Suite is concordently overlapped by the Kamchikskaya Suite and corresponds to the Getkilnin Horizon. Lower Thanetian through Upper Danian.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone and lithified mudstone

• Alternation of sandstone and mudstone. Thickness 800-900m.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. I. Kafanov and K. Ogasawara. 2004. Neogene and Paleogene Molluscan (Bivalvia) Cenozones of the Russian Northeast. Science Reports of the Institute of Geoscience, University of Tsukuba, Section B 25:9-45 [W. Kiessling/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49981: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 03.05.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Camptochlamys cf. alaskensis" = Chlamys (Camptochlamys)
"Camptochlamys cf. alaskensis" = Chlamys (Camptochlamys) scallop
 Thraciida - Periplomatidae
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbula (Cuneocorbula) formosa Devjatilova and Volobueva 1981 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Pitar cf. murphyi Zinsmeister 1983 venus clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
"Spisula merriami" = Mactromeris merriami
"Spisula merriami" = Mactromeris merriami Packard 1916 clam
S. merriami longifrons
 Cardiida - Ungulinidae
Diplodonta (Zemysina) pacifica Zinsmeister 1983 clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Nemocardium cf. linteum" = Nemocardium (Nemocardium) linteum
"Nemocardium cf. linteum" = Nemocardium (Nemocardium) linteum Conrad 1855 cockle
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Miltha (Miltha) parsoni Waring 1917 clam
 Lucinida - Thyasiridae
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
"Crassatella cf. grandis" = Crassatella uvasana Conrad 1855 clam
 Carditida - Carditidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Acila (Truncacila) decisa Conrad 1855 divaricate nutclam
Nucula (Nucula) cooperi Dickerson 1913 nut clam
 Solemyida - Solemyidae
Solemya penjica Awning Clam
 Nuculanida - Malletiidae
 Nuculanida - Nuculanidae
Ledina fresnoensis Dickerson 1916 pointed nut clam
Nuculana (Saccella) cowlitzensis Weaver and Palmer 1922 pointed nut clam
Nuculana (Costelloleda) powersi Dickerson 1914 pointed nut clam
"Nuculana (Saccella) devjatilovae" = Saccella pointed nut clam
"Nuculana (Saccella) volobuevi" = Saccella pointed nut clam
Nuculana (Saccella) gabbii Conrad 1866 pointed nut clam
Nuculana (Saccella) alaeformis Gabb 1869 pointed nut clam
? Hilgardia parkei Anderson and Hanna 1925 pointed nut clam
?H. parkei coosensis