Sta. 10412 - Yeamans Hall [Waccamaw Fm] (Pleistocene of the United States)

Also known as Loc. 237

Where: Berkeley County, South Carolina (32.9° N, 80.0° W: paleocoordinates 33.0° N, 79.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Waccamaw Formation, Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From Waccamaw Fm. AGE: Late Pliocene-Early Pleistocene, but here assigned to the Early Pleistocene following DuBar (1971). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From bed 8 ft above low tide in the section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; unlithified, yellow marl

• ENVIRONMENT: Shallow marine, shelfal siliciclastic.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Soft yellowish marl. LITHIFICATION: Unlithified, assumed on the basis of age and facies description.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite

Collected by Cooke in 1922

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTORS: C.W. Cooke, 1922. REPOSITORIES: Unknown.

Primary reference: C. W. Cooke. 1936. Geology of the Coastal Plain of South Carolina. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 837 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92410: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 10.11.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to characteristic bivalves and gastropods. NOMENCLATURE: Identified by W.C. Mansfield; not an authoritative publication and with antiquated nomenclature but with species-resolution identifications. Nomenclature updated with subsequent publications.
 Sessilia - Balanidae
Balanus sp. Da Costa 1778 barnacle
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Amusium mortoni Ravenel 1844 scallop
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
"Plicatula marginata" = Plicatula gibbosa
"Plicatula marginata" = Plicatula gibbosa Lamarck 1801 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Ostrea sculpturata" = Conradostrea sculpturata, Ostrea sp.
"Ostrea sculpturata" = Conradostrea sculpturata Conrad 1840 oyster
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Mytilus sp. Linnaeus 1758 mussel
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
"Mitra aff. dalli" = Subcancilla dalli
"Mitra aff. dalli" = Subcancilla dalli Engerrand and Urbina 1910 mitre shell
 Trochoidea - Liotiidae
 Cheilostomata - Cribrilinidae
 Clypeasteroida - Mellitidae
Encope macrophora Ravenel 1842 sand dollar