ML (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as Matthews landing

Where: Wilcox County, Alabama (32.0° N, 87.4° W: paleocoordinates 34.7° N, 69.3° W)

When: Matthews Landing Member (Poerters Creek Formation), Selandian (61.6 - 59.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Christopher Garvie

Primary reference: W. J. Foster, C. L. Garvie, A. M. Weiss, A. D. Muscente, M. Aberhan, J. W. Counts, and R. C. Martindale. 2020. Resilience of marine invertebrate communities during the early Cenozoic hyperthermals. Scientific Reports 10:2176 [A. Miller/J. Sessa/W. Foster]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 205499: authorized by William Foster, entered by William Foster on 15.10.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris sp. Da Costa 1778 clam
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
 Pectinida - Propeamussiidae
Amusium (Propeamusium) alabamense Aldrich 1886 mud scallop
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia wilcoxensis" = Venericardia (Baluchicardia) wilcoxensis Dall 1903 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Vokesula sp. Stenzel and J. T 1957 clam
 Cardiida - Glossidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Nemocardium nicolletti Conrad 1862 cockle
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula (Nucula) mediavia Harris 1896 nut clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
? Calorhadia sp. Stewart 1930 pointed nut clam
Jupiteria (Ledina) smirna Dall 1898 pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Ptenoglossa - Vasidae
 Cocculinoidea - Cocculinidae
? Cocculina sp. Dall 1882 snail
 Opisthobranchia - Retusidae
 Opisthobranchia - Cylichnidae
Scaphander sp. Monfort 1810 snail
 Opisthobranchia - Haminoeidae
Atys sp. Montfort 1810 snail
 Triphoroidea - Triforidae
 Neogastropoda - Olivellidae
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Pseudoliva cf. vetusta Conrad 1833 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Levifusus spp. Conrad 1865 snail
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
"Latirus tortilis" = Pseudolatirus tortilis Whitfield 1865 snail
Latirus sp. Monfort 1810 snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
? Bonellitia sp. Jousseaume 1887 snail
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
"? Bullata sp." = Closia (Bullata), Caricella leana, "Volutocorbis limopsis" = Athleta (Volutocorbis), "Volutocorbis rugatus" = Athleta (Volutocorbis)
"? Bullata sp." = Closia (Bullata) Jousseaume 1875 volute
"Volutocorbis limopsis" = Athleta (Volutocorbis) volute
"Volutocorbis rugatus" = Athleta (Volutocorbis) volute
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Poirieria (Paziella) harrisi Vokes 1970 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Ptychatractidae
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
"Pleurotoma sp." = Turris Röding 1798 turrid
Eopleurotoma sp. Cossmann 1889 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Raphitomidae
 Stromboidea - Rostellariidae
 Ficoidea - Ficidae
Perissolax sp. Gabb 1861 fig shell
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Natica (Naticarius) reversa" = Naticarius, Euspira perspecta, Polinices eminulus, "Natica (Pliconacca) sp." = Pliconacca, Lacunaria sp.
"Natica (Naticarius) reversa" = Naticarius moon snail
Euspira perspecta moon snail
Polinices eminulus Conrad 1833 moon snail
"Natica (Pliconacca) sp." = Pliconacca Cossmann and Martin 1914 moon snail
Lacunaria sp. Conrad 1866 moon snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
Cypraea sp. Linnaeus 1758 cowry
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
Ranella showalteri triton shell
 Truncatelloidea - Tornidae
? Teinostoma sp. Adams and Adams 1853 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
"Turritella alabamiensis" = Mesalia alabamiensis De Gregorio 1890 turret shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
? Nudivagus sp. cerith snail
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
Architectonica sp. Röding 1798 sundial
Scaphopoda
 Gadilida - Gadilidae
Cadulus sp. Philippi 1844 tusk shell