Goose Creek, Pleistocene (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Charleston County, South Carolina (33.0° N, 80.0° W: paleocoordinates 33.0° N, 80.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ladson Formation, Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. E. Sanders. 2002. Additions to the Pleistocene Mammal Faunas of South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia. American Philosophical Society 1-152 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 79767: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 23.03.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Ostrea virginiana" = Crassostrea virginica
"Ostrea virginiana" = Crassostrea virginica Gmelin 1791 oyster
Gastropoda
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
"Crypta fornicata" = Crepidula fornicata
"Crypta fornicata" = Crepidula fornicata Linnaeus 1758 slipper shell
Mammalia
 Xenarthra - Megalonychidae
Megalonyx jeffersonii Desmarest 1822 Jefferson's ground sloth
originally entered as "Megalonyx jeffersoni"