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  • Pterorytis umbifer


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    MikeR
    • Typically I would not photograph an imperfect specimen however this is a species that neither Campbell or Ward and Gilinsky list from the Chowan River Formation.

       

      References

      Campbell, Lyle. 1993. Pliocene Molluscs from the Yorktown and Chowan River Formations in Virginia. Virginia Division of Mineral Resources Publication 127.

       

      Ward, L. W., and Gilinsky, N. L. 1993. Molluscan assemblage of the Chowan River Formation, Part A. Biostratigraphic analysis of the Chowan River Formation (Upper Pliocene) and adjoining units, the Moore House Member of the Yorktown Formation (upper Pliocene) and the James City Formation (Lower Pleistocene): Virginia Museum of Natural History Memoir 3, part A., 33 p.

    Taxonomy

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Mollusca
    Class: Gastropoda
    Order: Neogastropoda
    Family: Muricidae
    Genus: Pterorytis
    Species: P. umbifer
    Author Citation (Conrad, 1832)

    Geological Time Scale

    Era: Cenozoic
    Period: Neogene
    Epoch: Pliocene
    International Age: Piacenzian

    Stratigraphy

    Chowan River Formation
    Edenhouse Member

    Provenance

    Collector: Michael Reagin
    Date Collected: 05/24/2013
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Blank: 46mm

    Location

    Wiccacon River
    Hertford County
    North Carolina
    United States

    Comments

    Typically I would not photograph an imperfect specimen however this is a species that neither Campbell or Ward and Gilinsky list from the Chowan River Formation.

     

    References

    Campbell, Lyle. 1993. Pliocene Molluscs from the Yorktown and Chowan River Formations in Virginia. Virginia Division of Mineral Resources Publication 127.

     

    Ward, L. W., and Gilinsky, N. L. 1993. Molluscan assemblage of the Chowan River Formation, Part A. Biostratigraphic analysis of the Chowan River Formation (Upper Pliocene) and adjoining units, the Moore House Member of the Yorktown Formation (upper Pliocene) and the James City Formation (Lower Pleistocene): Virginia Museum of Natural History Memoir 3, part A., 33 p.



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