MCZ C. Jones Loc. 61 [Belle Glade Mbr, Bermont Fm] (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Palm Beach County, Florida (26.7° N, 80.7° W: paleocoordinates 26.7° N, 80.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Belle Glade Member (Bermont Formation), Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

• Spoil Heaps

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; unlithified, medium-grained, gray sandstone

• ENVIRONMENT: Shallow-marine, restricted/sheltered, fine-grained siliciclastic environment.
• Fossiliferous grey medium sand

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite

Collected by Jones; reposited in the MCZ

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• COLLECTOR: Carol Jones, ~1970's. REPOSITORY: MCZ, Harvard. FIDELITY: High ecologic fidelity.

Primary reference: A. J. W. Hendy, D. P. Buick, K. V. Bulinski, C. A. Ferguson, and A. I. Miller. 2008. Unpublished census data from Atlantic coastal plain and circum-Caribbean Neogene assemblages and taxonomic opinions. [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 80046: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Kate Bulinski on 01.04.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• TAXONOMY: Identified by A. Hendy; nomenclature based on revision of Glenn (1904), Ward (1992), and Petuch (2004).
Anthozoa
  -
Anthozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1834
Bivalvia
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Modiolus sp. Lamarck 1801 mussel
 Arcida - Noetiidae
Arcopsis adamsi Dall 1886 clam
Noetia incile Say 1824 clam
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Tucetona sp. Iredale 1939 clam
 Arcida - Arcidae
Lunarca ovalis Bruguiere 1789 ark
Caloosarca aequalitas Tucker and Wilson 1932 ark
"Anadara lienosa" = Anadara (Rasia) lienosa Say 1832 ark
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
"Plicatula marginata" = Plicatula gibbosa
"Plicatula marginata" = Plicatula gibbosa Lamarck 1801 scallop
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia sp. Linnaeus 1758 jingle
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Spondylus sp. Linnaeus 1758 scallop
Argopecten sp. Monterosato 1889 calico scallop
"Pecten ziczac" = Euvola ziczac Linnaeus 1758 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Pteria colymbus Röding 1798 pearl oyster
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Pegophysema sp." = Anodontia (Pegophysema) Stewart 1930 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Caryocorbula sp. Gardner 1926 clam
Bothrocorbula sp. Gabb 1873 clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Hemimactra sp. Swainson 1840 clam
Mulinia lateralis Say 1822 clam
Rangia cuneata Sowerby 1831 clam
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama sp., Chama congregata, "Echinochama arcinella" = Arcinella arcinella
Chama sp. Linnaeus 1758 jewel box
Chama congregata Conrad 1833 jewel box
"Echinochama arcinella" = Arcinella arcinella Linnaeus 1767 jewel box
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Transennella sp. Dall 1884 venus clam
Transennella stimpsoni Dall 1902 venus clam
Pitar sp. Römer 1857 venus clam
Anomalocardia sp. Schumacher 1817 venus clam
"Lirophora latilirata" = Lirophora (Lirophora) latilirata Conrad 1841 venus clam
Mercenaria sp. Schumacher 1817 quahog
"Dosinia elegans" = Dosinia (Dosinidia) elegans Conrad 1838 venus clam
Chione elevata Say 1822 venus clam
Macrocallista maculata Linnaeus 1758 venus clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Laevicardium laevigatum" = Laevicardium serratum Linnaeus 1758 cockle
Trachycardium sp. Mörch 1853 cockle
Americardia sp. Stewart 1930 cockle
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"Moerella sp." = Tellina (Moerella)
"Moerella sp." = Tellina (Moerella) Fischer 1887 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Semelidae
Abra aequalis Say 1822 abra
Semele bellastriata Conrad 1837 clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassinella lunulata Conrad 1834 clam
Gastropoda
 Neotaenioglossa - Calyptraeidae
Crucibulum sp. Schumacher 1817 slipper shell
Crepidula fornicata Linnaeus 1758 slipper shell
Crepidula plana Say 1822 slipper shell
"Crepidula spinosa" = Bostrycapulus aculeatus Gmelin 1791 slipper shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Strombidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Ficidae
Ficus sp. Röding 1798 fig shell
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Oliva lindae olive snail
"Oliva sayana" = Oliva (Ispidula) sayana Ravenel 1834 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Eupleura sp. Adams and Adams 1853 murex snail
Chicoreus duerri murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Marginella sp. Lamarck 1799 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Turridae indet. Swainson 1840 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus sp. Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Busycon sp. Röding 1798 whelk
Busycon contrarium Conrad 1840 whelk
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
Columbella rusticoides Heilprin 1887 snail
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Fusinus sp. Rafinesque 1815 snail
 Cerithioidea - Turritellidae
Vermicularia spirata Philippi 1836 turret shell
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
 Cerithioidea - Cerithiidae
Cerithium sp. Bruguière 1789 cerith snail
Cerithium (Thericium) atratum Born 1778 cerith snail
"Cerithium algicola" = Cerithium eburneum Bruguière 1792 cerith snail
Malacostraca
 Decapoda -
Decapoda indet. Latreille 1802 decapod