Locality 4, near Berrugo (Pleistocene of Spain)

Where: Spain (28.9° N, 13.8° W: paleocoordinates 28.9° N, 13.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From unnamed lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Ouljian. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: "6m beach (6m above high tide); distinct from a 5m beach"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified limestone


Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. Lecointre, K. J. Tinkler, and H.G. Richards. 1967. The marine Quaternary of the Canary Islands. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 119(8):325-344 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 128327: authorized by Jocelyn Sessa, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 06.06.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for gastropods and bivalves. NOMENCLATURE: Not an authoritative publication, with somewhat antiquated nomenclature, but with species-resolution identifications.
 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca lactea Linnaeus 1767 ark
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Cardita calyculata" = Cardita (Cardita) calyculata Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Venus verrucosa venus clam
"Venerupis irus" = Irus irus Linnaeus 1767 venus clam
Tapes decussatus venus clam
Tapes senegalensis venus clam
Dosinia sp. Scopoli 1777 venus clam
Meretrix (Pitar) tumens Stenzel et al. 1957 venus clam
Pitaria floridella venus clam
"Gouldia minima" = Gouldia (Gouldia) minima Montagu 1803 venus clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Loripes lacteus Deshayes 1850 clam
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Marginella cf. oryza margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus mediterraneus Hwass 1792 cone shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella meta turret shell
Turritella ungulina turret shell
Turritella cf. torulosa Kiener 1843 turret shell
Turritella bicingulata Lamarck 1822 turret shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Bittium reticulatum da Costa 1778 cerith snail
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
"Turbo rugosus" = Bolma rugosus
"Turbo rugosus" = Bolma rugosus Linnaeus 1767 snail
 Fissurelloidea - Fissurellidae
 Trochoidea - Trochidae