WALL (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as McDaniel Creek, Wall Ranch

Where: Leon County, Texas (31.2° N, 96.1° W: paleocoordinates 33.2° N, 85.0° W)

When: Weches Formation (Claiborne Group), Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 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 205537: authorized by William Foster, entered by William Foster on 15.10.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Barbatia sp. Gray 1842 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys sp. Röding 1798 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Cubitostrea sp. Sacco 1897 oyster
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Pteria sp. Scopoli 1777 pearl oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Atrina sp. Gray 1842 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
? Brachidontes sp. Swainson 1840 mussel
Brachidontes sp. Swainson 1840 mussel
 Carditida - Astartidae
Lirodiscus sp. Conrad 1869 clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatella sp. Lamarck 1799 clam
 Carditida - Carditidae
Venericardia (Venericor) sp., "Venericardia (Pleuromeris) sp." = Pleuromeris
"Venericardia (Pleuromeris) sp." = Pleuromeris Conrad 1867 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Caryocorbula sp. Gardner 1926 clam
? Corbula sp. Bruguière 1789 clam
 Cardiida - Kelliellidae
Alveinus sp. Conrad 1865 clam
 Cardiida - Ungulinidae
? Diplodonta sp. Bronn 1831 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Katherinella sp. Tegland 1929 venus clam
Pitar sp. Römer 1857 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
? Tellina sp. Linnaeus 1758 tellin clam
Tellina spp. Linnaeus 1758 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Nemocardium sp. Meek 1876 cockle
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Orthoyoldia sp. Verrill 1897 pointed nut clam
Calorhadia sp. Stewart 1930 pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Opisthobranchia - Retusidae
Retusa sp. Brown 1827 snail
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Ancilla sp. Lamarck 1799 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Olivellidae
Agaronia sp. Gray 1839 snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Terebrifusus sp. Conrad 1865 true whelk
Pseudoliva vetusta Conrad 1833 true whelk
"Buccitriton sp." = Phos (Buccitriton) true whelk
Laevibuccinum sp. Conrad 1865 true whelk
? Penion sp. Fischer 1884 true whelk
aff. Penion sp. Fischer 1884 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Bullia sp. Gray 1834 snail
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Sycostoma sp. Cox 1931 snail
Levifusus sp. Conrad 1865 snail
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Streptochetus sp. Cossmann 1901 snail
Clavilithes sp. Swainson 1840 snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Trigonostoma sp. Blainville 1827 snail
Trigonostoma panones snail
juniperum
Bonellitia sp. Jousseaume 1887 snail
Sveltia sp. Jousseaume 1887 snail
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
Volvaria sp. Lamarck 1810 mitre shell
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
"Bullata sp." = Closia (Bullata) Jousseaume 1875 volute
Caricella sp. Conrad 1835 volute
Athleta sp. Conrad 1853 volute
Cryptochorda sp. Mörch 1858 volute
 Neogastropoda - Costellariidae
Conomitra sp. Conrad 1865 ribbed mitre
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
? Murex sp. Linnaeus 1758 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Cochlespiridae
Tropisurcula sp., "cf. Ancistrosyrinx sp." = Cochlespira
Tropisurcula sp. Casey 1904 snail
"cf. Ancistrosyrinx sp." = Cochlespira Conrad 1865 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Scobinella sp. Conrad 1848 turrid
Michela sp. Gardner 1945 turrid
Pleurofusia sp. de Gregorio 1890 turrid
Cochlespirella sp. Casey 1903 turrid
Eosurcula sp. Casey 1904 turrid
Surculoma sp. Casey 1904 turrid
Coronia sp. turrid
aff. Protosurcula sp. Casey 1904 turrid
Protosurcula sp. Casey 1904 turrid
? Eopleurotoma sp. Cossmann 1889 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Raphitomidae
Raphitoma sp. Monterosato 1884 snail
 Neogastropoda - Borsoniidae
"Cordiera sp." = Cordieria
"Cordiera sp." = Cordieria Rouault 1848 snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus sp. Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
Glyptotoma sp. Casey 1904 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Terebra (Mirula) sp. Palmer 1942 auger snail
 Capuloidea - Capulidae
? Capulus sp. Monfort 1810 snail
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
"? Rostellaria sp." = Tibia, "Ectinochilus sp." = Rimella, "Ectinochilus texanum" = Rimella
"? Rostellaria sp." = Tibia Röding 1798 true conch
"Ectinochilus sp." = Rimella Agasiz 1841 true conch
"Ectinochilus texanum" = Rimella true conch
cf. cherokense (Harris, 1895)
 Stromboidea - Rostellariidae
Calyptraphorus sp. Conrad 1857 snail
 Ficoidea - Ficidae
Ficopsis penita fig shell
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
? Natica spp. Scopoli 1777 moon snail
Sinum sp. Röding 1798 moon snail
Sinum spp. Röding 1798 moon snail
Euspira aldrichi moon snail
Polinices sp. Monfort 1810 moon snail
Neverita sp. Risso 1826 moon snail
 Cypraeoidea - Eocypraeidae
? Sulcocypraea sp. Conrad 1865 snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
Cypraeorbis sp. Conrad 1865 cowry
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Crepidula sp. Lamarck 1799 slipper shell
"Calyptraea aperta" = Calyptraea (Trochita) aperta Solander 1766 slipper shell
 Calyptraeoidea - Trichotropidae
Cerithioderma sp. Conrad 1860 snail
 Tonnoidea - Personidae
Distorsio sp. Röding 1798 snail
 Tonnoidea - Bursidae
? Ranellina sp. Conrad 1865 frog shell
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
Galeodea spp. Link 1807 snail
 Rissooidea - Vitrinellidae
Cyclostremiscus sp. Pilsbry and Olsson 1945 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Actaeonema sp. Conrad 1865 turret shell
Turritella femina turret shell
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
 Heterostropha - Acteonidae
Acteon sp. Montfort 1810 snail
 Heterostropha - Mathildidae
Gegania sp. Jeffreys 1884 snail
 Basommatophora - Physidae
aff. Physa sp. Draparnaud 1801 pulmonate
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
Pyramidella sp. Lamarck 1799 snail
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
"Architectonica (Stellaxis) alveata" = Architectonica (Stellaxis) alveatum Conrad 1833 sundial