Ferrotepec Fm., IGM Loc. 17 (Miocene of Mexico)

Where: Michoacan, Mexico (18.0° N, 102.4° W: paleocoordinates 18.6° N, 99.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

Environment/lithology: coastal; sandstone and siltstone

Primary reference: J. W. Durham, S.P. Applegate, and L. Espinosa-Arrubarrena. 1981. Onshore marine Cenozoic along southwest Pacific coast of Mexico. Geological Society America Bulletin 92:384-394 [S. Peters/S. Peters]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 66165: authorized by Shanan Peters, entered by Shanan Peters on 03.10.2006

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Taxonomic list

Maxillopoda
 Sessilia - Balanidae
Balanus sp. Da Costa 1778 barnacle
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Cunearca telemba Olsson 1964 ark
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Chione tembla" = Lirophora (Lirophora) falconensis Hodson et al. 1927 venus clam
"Cyclinella" cf. beteyensis Olsson 1922 venus clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Cymia sp. Mörch 1860 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
? Scobinella sp. Conrad 1848 turrid
Polystira tenagos Gardner 1947 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
"Conus multiliratus" = Conasprelloides multiliratus Olsson 1922 cone shell
[entered as Conus multilirata]
Conus boggsi Olsson 1964 cone shell
 Cypraeoidea - Eocypraeidae
"Eocypraea keenae" = Sphaerocypraea wegeneri keenae
"Eocypraea keenae" = Sphaerocypraea wegeneri keenae Woodring 1959 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella ocoyana Conrad 1855 turret shell
Turritella acosta Olsson 1964 turret shell
"Turritella cf. altilira" = Turritella (Bactrospira) altilira Conrad 1857 turret shell