NMB Loc. 17342 - Ventana de Camataguita [Roblecito Fm] (Oligocene of Venezuela)

Where: Venezuela (9.9° N, 66.9° W: paleocoordinates 8.4° N, 61.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Roblecito Formation, Oligocene (33.9 - 23.0 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From the Roblecito Formation, for which lithsotratigraphic relations are not discussed. AGE: Late Eocene-Early Miocene; justification unknown; placed in Oligocene by enterer on the basis of known stratigraphic ranges of constituent taxa. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• ENVIRONMENTS: No paleoenvironmental data provided.
• LITHIFICATION: Unknown. LITHOLOGY: No lithologic data provided.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the NMB

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: Unknown. REPOSITORY: Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, Switzerland (NMB).

Primary reference: J. Gibson-Smith and W. Gibson-Smith. 2012. Unpublished notes on Caribbean collection of Jack and Winifred Gibson-Smith, Naturhistorisches Museum Basel. [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 134837: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 17.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• NOMENCLATURE: Not an authoritative publication, with limited species-resolution identifications, and relatively modern nomenclature. COVERAGE: Representative of molluscan fauna.
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Eucrassatella sp. Iredale 1924 clam
 Carditida - Carditidae
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Globularia sp. Swainson 1840 snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Siphonochelus sp. Jousseaume 1880 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Polystira sp. Woodring 1928 turrid
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella cf. chira Olsson 1928 turret shell