La fauna de la division Rio Coatzacoalcos (Miocene of Mexico)

Where: Veracruz, Mexico (18.1° N, 94.4° W: paleocoordinates 18.4° N, 92.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Coatzacoalcos Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• Unknown lithostratigraphic details. Annotations in margin of publication indicate a Late Miocene age.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siliciclastic sediments

• Unknown environmental and geologic data
• Unknown lithologic data. Seems likely to be from siliciclastic lithologies.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Missing supplementary information as text is in spanish. Will derive this at a later stage. Unknown museum repositary for this collection

Primary reference: E. Bose. 1906. Sobre algunas faunas terciarias. Boletin del Instituto Geologico de Mexico 22 [A. Miller/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 59282: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 24.03.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Partly derivced from Spencer (1898) and further work by Bose (1906).
unclassified
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Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
 Arcida - Limopsidae
Limopsis aguilari Bose 1906 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pecten cf. glyptus, "Amussium lyoni" = Amusium, "Amussium (Propeamussium) pourtalesianum" = Amusium
Pecten cf. glyptus scallop
Subspecies: P. cf. glyptus cactaceus
"Amussium lyoni" = Amusium scallop
"Amussium (Propeamussium) pourtalesianum" = Amusium scallop
 Carditida - Astartidae
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
"Leda acuta" = Nuculana acuta
"Leda acuta" = Nuculana acuta Conrad 1832 pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae
"Scala retifera" = Scalina retifera
"Scala retifera" = Scalina retifera Dall 1889 wentletrap
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Oliva subplicata Bose 1906 olive snail
Olivella mutica Say 1822 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
Metulella fusiformis Gabb 1873 snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
Mitra striolata mitre shell
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
"Scaphella dubia" = Aurinia (Aurinia) dubia
"Scaphella dubia" = Aurinia (Aurinia) dubia Broderip 1827 volute
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
? Trophon isthmicus, "Trophon cf. triangulatus" = Boreotrophon triangulatus
? Trophon isthmicus Bose 1906 murex snail
"Trophon cf. triangulatus" = Boreotrophon triangulatus Carpenter 1864 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Cochlespiridae
"Pleurotoma cf. cedonulli" = Cochlespira (Ancistrosyrinx) cedonulli
"Pleurotoma cf. cedonulli" = Cochlespira (Ancistrosyrinx) cedonulli Reeve 1843 snail
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
"Pleurotoma cf. henekeni" = Hindsiclava henekeni
"Pleurotoma cf. henekeni" = Hindsiclava henekeni Sowerby 1850 snail
Spelt P. cf. henekeri in text
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
"Pleurotoma cf. ostrearum" = Turris turrid
Polystira barretti Guppy 1866 turrid
 Neogastropoda -
"Glyphostoma gabbi" = Glyphostoma (Glyphostoma) gabbi
"Glyphostoma gabbi" = Glyphostoma (Glyphostoma) gabbi Dall 1889 snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
"Conus cf. leoninus" = Conus spurius
"Conus cf. leoninus" = Conus spurius Gmelin 1791 cone shell
 Vanikoroidea - Eulimidae
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Natica sulcata" = Stigmaulax sulcata, "Natica cf. canrena" = Naticarius canrena, Sigaretus mexicanus, "Natica (Lunatia) heros" = Euspira heros
"Natica sulcata" = Stigmaulax sulcata Born 1778 moon snail
"Natica cf. canrena" = Naticarius canrena Linnaeus 1758 moon snail
Sigaretus mexicanus Bose 1906 moon snail
"Natica (Lunatia) heros" = Euspira heros Say 1822 moon snail
 Xenophoroidea - Xenophoridae
Xenophora caribbaea carrier shell
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Dentalium rimosum Bose 1906 tusk shell