Harners Bridge, Chatham Co. - Pamlico Fm (Pleistocene) (Pleistocene of the United States)

Also known as Georgia Loc. 1

Where: Chatham County, Georgia (32.1° N, 81.1° W: paleocoordinates 32.1° N, 81.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From Pamlico Formation (Richards 1962). AGE: Pleistocene (Richards 1962), possibly Wisconsin (MacNeil 1950).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; unlithified siliciclastic sediments

• ENVIRONMENT: No specific environment provided in text for individual collection.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: No detailed lithologic data reported in text. LITHIFICATION: Assumed to be unlithified given age and figured specimens in Richards (1962).

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Collection methods: COLLECTORS: Based on collections of Shattock (1906), Smith (1920), Richards (1936), Blake (1955). REPOSITORIES: Collections held in various museums, possibly including the Academy of Natural Sciences, USNM, MCZ (Cambridge), and AMNH.

Primary reference: H. G. Richards. 1962. Studies on the marine Pleistocene: Part II. The marine Pleistocene mollusks of eastern North America. Transactions of the American Philosophocal Society 52(3):1-142 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 66724: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 12.10.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for gastropoda and bivalvia. NOMENCLATURE: Not an authoratative publication, and somewhat antiquated. However, all occurrences include species-resolution assignments and list synonymies.
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Anadara brasiliana" = Anadara (Cunearca) brasiliana
"Anadara brasiliana" = Anadara (Cunearca) brasiliana Lamarck 1819 ark
 Arcida - Noetiidae
"Noetia (Eontia) ponderosa" = Eontia ponderosa
"Noetia (Eontia) ponderosa" = Eontia ponderosa Say 1822 clam
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Crassostrea virginica Gmelin 1791 oyster
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Mulinia lateralis Say 1822 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Mercenaria mercenaria Linnaeus 1758 quahog
"Petricola pholadiformis" = Petricolaria pholadiformis Lamarck 1818 venus clam
Gastropoda
 Opisthobranchia - Cylichnidae
"Retusa canaliculata" = Acteocina canaliculata
"Retusa canaliculata" = Acteocina canaliculata Say 1826 barrel-bubble
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
"Nassarius acutus" = Nassarius (Nassarius) acutus
"Nassarius acutus" = Nassarius (Nassarius) acutus Say 1822 snail