TU 858 [Yorktown Fm] (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: Surry County, Virginia (37.1° N, 76.7° W: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 76.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Yorktown Fm, which unconformably overlies regionally the Eastover Fm (Late Miocene), and is unconformably overlain regionally by the Chowan River Fm. It is unknown from which member of the Yorktown Formation that this collection is derived. AGE: Early to early-Late Pliocene on the basis of known age-range of the Yorktown Formation (Ward, 1992). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within the formation.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; unlithified sandstone

• ENVIRONMENT: Shallow marine siliciclastic environment.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Sandstone. LITHIFICATION: Unlithified, on the basis of visual inspection of collection.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Vokes; reposited in the FMNH

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• COLLECTOR: H.E. Vokes. REPOSITORY: FLMNH, Gainesville, FL.

Primary reference: E. H. Vokes and H. E. Vokes. 2000. Catalogue of Tulane University fossil localities. Unpublished notes [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 80038: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 01.04.2008

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, C. Ferguson, and D. Buick, in reference to Gardner (1943), and subsequent publications.
 Lepetellida - Fissurellidae
Diodora sp. Gray 1821 snail
 Neotaenioglossa - Calyptraeidae
Crucibulum (Crucibulum) sp. Schumacher 1817 slipper shell
"Crepidula aculeata" = Bostrycapulus aculeatus Gmelin 1791 slipper shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Vermetidae
Petaloconchus graniferus worm shell
[entered as Petaloconchus granifera]
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Ecphora sp. Conrad 1843 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Oliva carolinae olive snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
"Natica (Naticarius) sp." = Naticarius
"Natica (Naticarius) sp." = Naticarius Dumeril 1806 moon snail
 Cerithioidea - Turritellidae
"Turritella plebeia" = Mariacolpus plebeia
"Turritella plebeia" = Mariacolpus plebeia Say 1824 turret shell
 Patellida - Lottiidae
Acmaea sp. Eschscholtz 1830 limpet
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Stewartia anodonta Say 1824 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Chesacardium sp. Ward 1992 cockle
 Cardiida - Solecurtidae
Tagelus sp. Gray 1847 clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"Moerella sp." = Tellina (Moerella)
"Moerella sp." = Tellina (Moerella) Fischer 1887 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Glossidae
Glossus fraterna Say 1824 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Mercenaria campechiensis Gmelin 1791 quahog
"Lirophora latilirata" = Lirophora (Lirophora) latilirata Conrad 1841 venus clam
 Cardiida - Chamidae
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Mulinia lateralis Say 1822 clam
 Pholadida - Teredinidae
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Caryocorbula conradi Gardner 1944 clam
 Carditida - Carditidae
Cyclocardia granulata Say 1824 clam
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte concentrica Conrad 1834 clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Marvacrassatella sp. Ward and Blackwelder 1987 clam
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
"Plicatula marginata" = Plicatula gibbosa
"Plicatula marginata" = Plicatula gibbosa Lamarck 1801 scallop
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia simplex d'Orbigny 1845 jingle
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chesapecten coccymelus Dall 1898 scallop
Chesapecten madisonius Say 1824 scallop
Chesapecten jeffersonius Say 1824 scallop
Euvola sp. Dall 1898 scallop
Placopecten clintonius Say 1824 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Chama striata" = Nanogyra (Palaeogyra) virgula Deshayes 1831 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
Crassostrea virginica Gmelin 1791 oyster
 Arcida - Noetiidae
Noetia incile Say 1824 clam
 Arcida - Arcidae
Anadara callicestosa Dall 1898 ark
[entered as Anadara callecitosa]