Ferrotepec Fm., Loc. 910 (Miocene of Mexico)

Where: Michoacan, Mexico (18.0° N, 103.6° W: paleocoordinates 18.6° N, 101.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ferrotepec Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shoreface; poorly lithified sandstone and poorly lithified siltstone

Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite

Primary reference: M.C. Perrilliat. 1987. Gasteropodos y un cefalopodo de la formacion Ferrotepec (Mioceno Medio) de Michoacan. Paleontologia Mexicana 52:1-58 [S. Peters/S. Peters/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 66162: authorized by Shanan Peters, entered by Shanan Peters on 03.10.2006, edited by Austin Hendy

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Spondylus sp. Linnaeus 1758 scallop
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Clementia (Clementia) dariena Conrad 1855 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Psammacoma zapotalensis Spieker 1922 tellin clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
"Pleuroliria tenagos" = Polystira tenagos
"Pleuroliria tenagos" = Polystira tenagos Gardner 1947 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
"Conus multiliratus" = Conasprelloides multiliratus Olsson 1922 cone shell
Conus cf. boggsi Olsson 1964 cone shell
 Cypraeoidea - Eocypraeidae
Sphaerocypraea wegeneri Schilder 1939 snail
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
"Crucibulum chipolanum" = Crucibulum (Crucibulum) chipolanum
"Crucibulum chipolanum" = Crucibulum (Crucibulum) chipolanum Dall 1892 slipper shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella ocoyana Conrad 1855 turret shell
Turritella acosta Olsson 1964 turret shell
"Turritella altilira" = Turritella (Bactrospira) altilira Conrad 1857 turret shell