Bandon (CAS-23) (Pleistocene of the United States)

Also known as Californian Academy of Science CAS-23

Where: Coos County, Oregon (43.1° N, 124.4° W: paleocoordinates 43.1° N, 124.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late Pleistocene terrace Formation, Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• Unknown stratigraphic details. Probably from Late Pleistocene marine terrace

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; unlithified siliciclastic sediments

• A Pleistocene terrace shellbed, hence transgressive.
• Unknown lithologiic data

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the CAS

• Collections housed in the California Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Primary reference: W. O. Addicott. 1966. Late Pleistocene marine paleoecology and zoogeography on Central California. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 523-C:1-27 [A. Miller/A. Hendy/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37675: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 20.03.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Representatve of mollusca, brachiopoda, and cirripedia
Maxillopoda
 Sessilia - Balanidae
Balanus sp. Da Costa 1778 barnacle
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Pododesmus macrochisma Deshayes 1839 scallop
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Mytilus cf. edulis Linnaeus 1758 mussel
Subspecies: Mytilus cf. edulis glomeratus
 Pholadida - Myidae
"Mya truncata" = Mya (Mya) truncata
"Mya truncata" = Mya (Mya) truncata Linnaeus 1758 softshell clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Transenella tantilla" = Nutricola tantilla
"Transenella tantilla" = Nutricola tantilla Gould 1853 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Macoma inquinata Deshayes 1855 tellin clam
Macoma (Macoma) golikovi Scarlato and Kafanov 1988 tellin clam
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
Hiatella sp. Daudin 1801 clam
Gastropoda
 Patellogastropoda - Lepetidae
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Fusinus sp. Rafinesque 1815 snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Thais lamellosa murex snail
 Capuloidea - Capulidae
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Crepidula cf. grandis slipper shell
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
"? Pupillaria sp." = Margarites (Pupillaria)
"? Pupillaria sp." = Margarites (Pupillaria) Dall 1909 top snail
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae
Terebratulina unguicula Carpenter 1864
 Rhynchonellida - Hemithirididae
Hemithiris sp. d'Orbigny 1847