UCR 4944 (Eocene of the United States)

Where: San Diego County, California (32.8° N, 117.2° W: paleocoordinates 33.5° N, 103.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: upper Member (Scripps Formation), Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; sandstone

• inner shelf

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. R. Givens and M. P. Kennedy. 1979. Eocene molluscan stages and their correlation, San Diego area, California. Pacific Section SEPM 1979:81-95 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 200737: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 15.04.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatella uvasana Conrad 1855 clam
subspecies semidentata
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Glyptoactis cf. domenginica" = Glyptoactis (Claibornicardia) domenginica
"Glyptoactis cf. domenginica" = Glyptoactis (Claibornicardia) domenginica Vokes 1939 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbula cf. parilis Gabb 1864 clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Pitar uvasanus venus clam
cf. subspecies uvasanus
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Macoma viticola tellin clam
 Thraciida - Thraciidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Miltha packi Dickerson 1916 clam
Gastropoda
 Opisthobranchia - Cylichnidae
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
"Pleurofusia fresnoensis" = Pleurotoma fresnoensis Arnold 1910 turrid
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
"Ectinochilus supraplicatus" = Rimella
"Ectinochilus supraplicatus" = Rimella true conch
 Stromboidea - Seraphsidae
Paraseraphs erraticus Cooper 1894 snail
 Ficoidea - Ficidae
"Pseudoperissolax blakei" = Perissolax blakei, Ficopsis remondii
"Pseudoperissolax blakei" = Perissolax blakei Conrad 1855 fig shell
Ficopsis remondii Gabb 1864 fig shell
subspecies crescentensis
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Neverita globosa Gabb 1868 moon snail
Tejonia moragai Stewart 1927 moon snail
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
"Phalium tuberculiformis" = Morio (Sconsia) tuberculatus
"Phalium tuberculiformis" = Morio (Sconsia) tuberculatus Gabb 1864 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella uvasana Conrad 1855 turret shell
subspecies neopleura
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Bittium cliffensis cerith snail