Etoile core, level III-1-15, Holocene, Nice (Holocene of France)

Where: France (43.7° N, 7.3° E: paleocoordinates 43.7° N, 7.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• Within the interval 5900+/-100 - 5000+/-100 BP

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; unlithified sandstone and unlithified, black claystone

• Vary from coastal to deltaic

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: core, sieve,

Primary reference: M. Dubar, F. Damblon, S. Nicol-Pichard, J.-L. Vernet, L. Chaix, J. Cataliotti, F. Irr and J.-F. Babinot. 1986. L'environnement côtier des Alpes-Maritimes à la fin de la transgression versilienne d'après l'étude biostratigraphique du site de l'Etoile à Nice (France). Revue de Paléobiologie 5(2):289-310 [L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 56806: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 25.11.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Polychaeta
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Gastropoda
 Opisthobranchia - Cylichnidae
"Cylichna cylindracea" = Cylichna (Cylichna) cylindracea
"Cylichna cylindracea" = Cylichna (Cylichna) cylindracea Pennant 1777 snail
 Heterostropha - Lymnaeidae
Galba truncatula Müller 1774 snail
 Heterostropha - Planorbidae
 Heterostropha - Carychiidae
Carychium minimum Muller 1774 snail
 Stylommatophora - Ferussaciidae
Cecilioides acicula Müller 1774 slug
 Stylommatophora - Vertiginidae
 Stylommatophora - Enidae
 Stylommatophora - Valloniidae
 Stylommatophora - Acanthinulidae
 Stylommatophora - Pristilomatidae
 Stylommatophora - Oxychilidae
Oxychilus sp. Fitzinger 1833 slug
 Stylommatophora - Zonitidae
Zonitoides nitidus true glass snail
 Stylommatophora - Helicidae
Cepaea sp. Held 1838 slug
 Stylommatophora - Clausiliidae
Clausilia sp. Draparnaud 1805 slug
 Heterostropha - Acteonidae
Pupilla muscorum Linnaeus 1758 snail
 Trochoidea - Phasianellidae
Tricolia pullus Linnaeus 1758 snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Gibbula sp. Risso 1826 top snail
Gibbula varia top snail
 Cerithioidea - Cerithiidae
Bittium reticulatum Montagu 1803 cerith snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Bithyniidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Rissoidae
"Turbona simex" = Alvania (Turbona) snail
Rissoa ventricosa Desmarest 1826 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Pomatiidae
Pomatias elegans periwinkle
 Sorbeoconcha - Hydrobiidae
Paludestrina sp. d'Orbigny 1839 snail
 Neogastropoda - Mangeliidae
"Mangelia rugulosa" = Cythara (Mangelia)
"Mangelia rugulosa" = Cythara (Mangelia) snail
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Nassarius mutabilis, "Hinia sp." = Nassarius (Hinia), "Hinia linata" = Nassarius (Hinia), "Hinia incrassata" = Nassarius (Hinia)
"Hinia sp." = Nassarius (Hinia) Gray 1847 snail
"Hinia linata" = Nassarius (Hinia) snail
"Hinia incrassata" = Nassarius (Hinia) snail
 Pulmonata - Discidae
Bivalvia
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
"Nucula nucleus" = Nucula (Nucula) nucleus
"Nucula nucleus" = Nucula (Nucula) nucleus Linnaeus 1758 nut clam
 Carditida - Astartidae
"Oxyloma elegans" = Oxyeurax
"Oxyloma elegans" = Oxyeurax clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Lucinoma borealis" = Lucinoma (Lucinoma) borealis Linnaeus 1767 clam
Loripes lacteus Deshayes 1850 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
"Corbula gibba" = Corbula (Varicorbula) gibba
"Corbula gibba" = Corbula (Varicorbula) gibba Oliva 1792 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Acanthocardia paucicostata Sowerby 1834 cockle
Parvicardium exiguum Gmelin 1791 cockle
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina donacina Linnaeus 1767 tellin clam
Tellina distorta Poli 1791 tellin clam
Tellina nitida Poli 1791 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Semelidae
Abra alba, "Abra prismatica" = Abra (Abra) prismatica
Abra alba Wood 1802 abra
"Abra prismatica" = Abra (Abra) prismatica Montagu 1808 abra
 Cardiida - Veneridae
 Cardiida - Sphaeriidae
Pisidium sp. Pfeiffer 1821 pea clam
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia ephippium Linnaeus 1758 jingle
 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca noae Linnaeus 1758 ark
Ostracoda
 Podocopida - Hemicytheridae
Aurila sp. ostracod
 Podocopida - Xestoleberididae
Xestoleberis sp. Sars 1866 ostracod
 Podocopida - Cytherideidae
"Pontocythere turbida" = Cushmanidea, "Pontocythere elongata" = Cushmanidea
"Pontocythere turbida" = Cushmanidea ostracod
"Pontocythere elongata" = Cushmanidea ostracod
 Podocopida - Loxoconchidae
 Podocopida - Cytheruridae