Robinson's Landing, Cape Fear River (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as milepost 49.5, USGS 3356, USGS 5419

Where: Bladen County, North Carolina (34.5° N, 78.4° W: paleocoordinates 35.8° N, 55.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: PeeDee Formation, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Stephenson; reposited in the ANSP, FMNH

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: L. W. Stephenson. 1912. The Cretaceous formations. North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey 3:73-171 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 190580: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 12.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
? Arca sp. Linnaeus 1758 ark
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia argentaria Morton 1833 jingle
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Exogyra costata" = Exogyra (Exogyra) costata
"Exogyra costata" = Exogyra (Exogyra) costata Say 1971 oyster
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
"Ostrea larva" = Agerostrea ungulatus Schlotheim 1813 oyster
Ostrea plumosa Morton 1833 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Cardium sp. Linnaeus 1758 cockle
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Mitsukurinidae
"Lamna texana" = Scapanorhynchus texanus
"Lamna texana" = Scapanorhynchus texanus Roemer 1852 goblin shark
 Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae
"Otodus appendiculatus" = Cretolamna appendiculata
"Otodus appendiculatus" = Cretolamna appendiculata Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark