USNM 6893. Crocus Bay, hill on road side on descent to Crocus Bay from valley (Miocene to of Anguilla)

Where: Anguilla (18.2° N, 63.1° W: paleocoordinates 18.1° N, 62.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Anguilla Formation, Burdigalian to Burdigalian (20.4 - 11.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; limestone and argillaceous limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by T. W. Vaughn; reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: C. W. Cooke. 1919. Tertiary mollusks from the Leeward Islands and Cuba. Contributions to the geology and paleontology of the West Indies. Carnegie Institution of Washington 105-156 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 179133: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 01.06.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten crocus" = Dimarzipecten crocus, Pecten perplexus, Pecten vaughani, "Pecten anguillensis" = Antillipecten anguillensis, Amusium lyonii, "Pecten cf. crucianus" = Interchlamys interlineata
"Pecten crocus" = Dimarzipecten crocus Ward 1992 scallop
Pecten vaughani Cooke 1919 scallop
"Pecten anguillensis" = Antillipecten anguillensis Guppy 1867 scallop
Amusium lyonii Gabb 1873 scallop
"Pecten cf. crucianus" = Interchlamys interlineata Gabb 1873 scallop
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Antigona caesarina" = Periglypta caesarina
"Antigona caesarina" = Periglypta caesarina Dall 1903 venus clam
Antigona caesarina anguillana
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Ampullina anguillana Cooke 1919 snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
"Cypraea anguillana n. sp." = Macrocypraea anguillana
"Cypraea anguillana n. sp." = Macrocypraea anguillana Cooke 1919 cowry
 Xenophoroidea - Xenophoridae
Xenophora sp. Fischer von Waldheim 1807 carrier shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella crocus turret shell