Ferrotepec Fm., col. 1509 (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 66164: 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
Anadara (Tosarca) cf. veatchi2 Olsson 1922 ark
SUBSPECIES: A. (T.) cf. veatchi veatchi
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pecten (Pecten) mexicanus2 Perrilliat 1992 scallop
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Caryocorbula prenasuta2 Olsson 1964 clam
SUBSPECIES: C. prenasuta mexicana
"? Tenuicorbula sp." = Corbula (Tenuicorbula)2 Olsson 1932 clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Harvella cf. sincola2 Olsson 1922 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Lirophora (Lirophora) falconensis2 Hodson et al. 1927 venus clam
Ventricolaria cf. harrisiana2 Olsson 1922 venus clam
Pitar sp.2 Römer 1857 venus clam
Clementia (Clementia) dariena2 Conrad 1855 venus clam
SUBSPECIES: C. (C.) dariena dariena
Cyclinella cyclica2 Guppy 1866 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Psammacoma zapotalensis2 Spieker 1922 tellin clam
Psammacoma gatunensis2 Toula 1909 tellin clam
 Solenida - Solenidae
Solena (Solena) sp.2 Mörch 1853 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Lucina (Parvilucina) mazatlanica" = Parvilucina mazatlanica2 Carpenter 1857 clam
Lucina (Here) edwilsoni2 Perrilliat 1992 clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Saccella cf. fabalis2 Olsson 1964 pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae
Scalina sp.2 Conrad 1865 wentletrap
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Cancellaria (Cancellaria) sp.2 Lamarck 1799 snail
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
Mitra ecuadoriana Olsson 1964 mitre shell
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
"Crassispira consors" = Hindsiclava consors
"Crassispira consors" = Hindsiclava consors Sowerby 1850 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Pleurofusia sp. de Gregorio 1890 turrid
Lepicythara sp.2 Olsson 1964 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
"Conus multiliratus" = Conasprelloides multiliratus Olsson 1922 cone shell
Conus cf. angosturis Olsson 1964 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Terebra sp. Bruguière 1789 auger snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Natica cf. canrena" = Naticarius canrena
"Natica cf. canrena" = Naticarius canrena Linnaeus 1758 moon snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
Muracypraea sp.1 Woodring 1957 cowry
SUBSPECIES: S. (M.) cf. angustirima hyaena
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Crucibulum sp. Schumacher 1817 slipper shell
"Crucibulum chipolanum" = Crucibulum (Crucibulum) chipolanum Dall 1892 slipper shell
 Truncatelloidea - Tornidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella ocoyana Conrad 1855 turret shell
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
Architectonica nobilis Röding 1798 sundial
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Calliostoma "sp. 1"2 Swainson 1840 top snail
Calliostoma "sp. 2"2 Swainson 1840 top snail