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Carditamera arata

Geological Range

Late Pliocene to Late Pleistocene; Extinct.

Paleogeographic Distribution

Southern Florida to Virginia.

Remarks

Original Description (from Conrad, 1832, p. 20):

"Oblong, with about 15 profoundly elevated scaly ribs; dorsal and basal margins parallel; anterior side very short; posterior margin oblique, angular above; inner margin crenate.

Localities. Newbern, N.C. Mr. Nuttall; James River, near Smithfield, and York Town, Va.; near Easton, Md.; Cumberland county, N.J."

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Stratigraphic Occurrences

Late Pleistocene
Coffee Mill Hammock Formation (S. FL)
Fort Thompson Formation (S. FL)
Pamlico Formation (N. FL)
Middle Pleistocene
Bermont Formation (S. FL)
Early Pleistocene
Bear Bluff Formation (SC)
Caloosahatchee Formation (S. FL)
Chowan River Formation (VA)
Nashua Formation (N. FL)
Waccamaw Formation (SC, NC)
Late Pliocene
Croatan Formation (Lower) (NC)
Duplin Formation (NC)
Duplin / Raysor formations (GA)
Jackson Bluff Formation (N. FL)
Raysor Formation (SC)
Tamiami Formation (Ochopee Limestone) (S. FL)
Tamiami Formation (Pinecrest Beds) (S. FL)
Yorktown Formation (VA)
<i>Carditamera arata</i> from the Late Plicoene Tamiami Fm. (Pinecrest Beds) of Sarasota County, Florida (UF 207359).
Carditamera arata from the Late Plicoene Tamiami Fm. (Pinecrest Beds) of Sarasota County, Florida (UF 207359).
Specimen of <i>Carditamera arata</i> figured by Conrad (1832, pl. 5, fig. 1).
Specimen of Carditamera arata figured by Conrad (1832, pl. 5, fig. 1).
<i>Carditamera arata</i> from the Late Plicoene Tamiami Fm. (Pinecrest Beds) of Sarasota County, Florida (PRI 70174).
Carditamera arata from the Late Plicoene Tamiami Fm. (Pinecrest Beds) of Sarasota County, Florida (PRI 70174).
Late Pleistocene Map
Late Pleistocene Map
Middle Pleistocene Map
Middle Pleistocene Map
Early Pleistocene Map
Early Pleistocene Map
Late Pliocene Map
Late Pliocene Map