St. Stephens Quarry, Red Bluff Formation (Oligocene of the United States)

Also known as Saint Stephens, Lone Star Cement Quarry

Where: Washington County, Alabama (31.6° N, 88.0° W: paleocoordinates 31.9° N, 82.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Red Bluff Formation, Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; claystone

Primary reference: D. L. Frizzell and J. H. Dante. 1965. Otoliths of some early Cenozoic fishes of the Gulf Coast. Journal of Paleontology 39(4):687-718 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 84142: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 18.09.2008, edited by Laurie Eccles

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Spondylus dumosus3, "Pecten perplanus" = Pecten (Pecten) perplanus3, "Flexopecten anatipes" = Anatipopecten anatipes3
Spondylus dumosus3 Morton 1834 scallop
"Pecten perplanus" = Pecten (Pecten) perplanus3 Morton 1833 scallop
subspecies perplanus
"Flexopecten anatipes" = Anatipopecten anatipes3 Morton 1833 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Ostrea vicksburgensis" = Lopha (Lopha) vicksburgensis3
"Ostrea vicksburgensis" = Lopha (Lopha) vicksburgensis3 Conrad 1848 oyster
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
"Galeodea (Mambrinia) brevidentata" = Galeodea1
"Galeodea (Mambrinia) brevidentata" = Galeodea1 snail
 Anguilliformes - Muraenidae
"Conger brevior" = Congeris brevior2
"Conger brevior" = Congeris brevior2 Koken 1888 eel
 Anguilliformes - Congridae
"Conger sanctus" = Rhynchoconger sanctus2
"Conger sanctus" = Rhynchoconger sanctus2 Frizzell and Lamber 1962 conger eel
 Acanthomorphata - Sciaenidae
Corvina gemma Koken 1888
 Spatangoida - Brissidae
Cyclaster drewryensis3 Cooke 1942 heart urchin