PRI 2265 (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Orangeburg County, South Carolina (33.5° N, 80.9° W: paleocoordinates 33.6° N, 71.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: McBean Formation (Claiborne Group), Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: K. V. Palmer and D. C. Brann. 1965. Catalogue of the Paleocene and Eocene mollusca of the southern and eastern United States. Part 1. Pelecypoda, Amphineura, Peteropoda, Scaphopoda and Cephalopoda. Bulletins of American Paleontology 48:1-471 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92378: authorized by Jocelyn Sessa, entered by Laurie Eccles on 09.11.2009

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Pachecoa (Pachecoa) pulchra clam
Pachecoa (Pachecoa) pulchra variations
Trinacria cuneus Conrad 1833 clam
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatella rhomboidea Conrad 1846 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbula (Caryocorbula) alabamiensis Lea 1833 clam
Corbula (Caryocorbula) alabamiensis citronella
 Cardiida - Anatinellidae
Pteropsella lapidosa Conrad 1846 clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Spisula praetenuis Conrad 1833 clam
Spisula praetenuis australina
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina (Arcopagia) trumani Harris 1897 tellin clam
ellina (Arcopagia) trumani australina
Tellina (Arcopagia) raveneli Conrad 1846 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Semelidae
Semele australina Harris 1919 clam
 Thraciida - Periplomatidae
Periploma collardi Harris 1895 clam
Periploma collardi australinum
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula (Nucula) mauricensis Harris 1919 nut clam
Gastropoda
 Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae
 Neogastropoda - Olivellidae
Agaronia alabamensis Conrad 1833 snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Penion bellus Conrad 1833 true whelk
Penion bellus leai
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Caricella pyruloides Conrad 1832 volute
 Neogastropoda - Costellariidae
Conomitra texana ribbed mitre
Conomitra texana orangeburgensis
 Neogastropoda - Cochlespiridae
Cochlespira bella snail
Cochlespira bella hoplites
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
 Neogastropoda - Raphitomidae
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Sinum inconstans moon snail
Sinum bilix Conrad 1833 moon snail
 Cypraeoidea - Eocypraeidae
Sulcocypraea vaughani Johnson 1899 snail
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
Serpulorbis squamulosus Conrad 1834 worm shell
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Calyptraea (Trochita) aperta Solander 1766 slipper shell
 Heterostropha - Acteonidae
Acteon pomilius snail
Acteon pomilius punctatus
 Heterostropha - Mathildidae
Gegania antiquata snail
Gegania antiquata striata
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Solariella tricostata Conrad 1833 top snail