Woodring Loc. 110 - Canal Zone [upper Culebra Fm] (Miocene of Panama)

Also known as USGS Loc. 16886

Where: Panama (9.1° N, 79.7° W: paleocoordinates 8.4° N, 77.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: upper Member (Culebra Formation), Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From the Culebra Formation, which unconformably overlies the Las Cascadas agglomerate; emended by Kirby et al. (2009) to the upper member of the Culebra Formation. AGE: Early Miocene in text; direct date extrapolated from Kirby et al. (1999), =Burdigalian. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within member.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; poorly lithified, concretionary, calcareous sandstone

• No paleoenvironmental data reported.
• Tuffaceous sandstone and calcareous concretions

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: quarrying,

• Collected by Schultz and Woodring (1947). Material is also held (but not specified for any specific collection) at Stanford University, Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil., Corenell University, PRI, U. Cal. and Cal. Acad. Sci. Locality now unaccessible (submerged).

Primary reference: W. P. Woodring. 1957. Geology and Paleontology of Canal Zone and adjoining parts of Panama. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 306(A) [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 42615: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 03.08.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Exhaustive for gastropoda.
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Anadara (Rasia) dariensis3 Brown and Pilsbry 1911 ark
Subspecies: Anadara (Rasia) dariensis progonica
Anadara (Grandiarca) chiriquensis3 ark
Subspecies: Anadara (Grandiarca) chiriquensis chiriquensis
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Crassostrea cahobasensis" = Striostrea cahobasensis4
"Crassostrea cahobasensis" = Striostrea cahobasensis4 Pilsbry and Brown 1910 oyster
 Carditida - Carditidae
Venericardia sp.4 Lamarck 1801 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
 Pholadida - Teredinidae
Teredinidae indet.4 Rafinesque 1815 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Lirophora (? Panchione) sp.4 Olsson 1964 venus clam
Clementia (Clementia) dariena4 Conrad 1855 venus clam
Subspecies: Clementia (Clementia) dariena rabelli
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina (Eurytellina) ophiaca4 Woodring 1982 tellin clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
? Cymatophos cf. veatchi2 Olsson 1922 true whelk
Metula sp.2 Adams and Adams 1853 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Melongena sp.2 Schumacher 1817 snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Murex (Murex) cf. polynematicus" = Vokesimurex polynematicus1
"Murex (Murex) cf. polynematicus" = Vokesimurex polynematicus1 Brown and Pilsbry 1911 murex snail
 Littorinoidea - Littorinidae
"Littorina aff. angulifera" = Littoraria angulifera
"Littorina aff. angulifera" = Littoraria angulifera Lamarck 1822 periwinkle
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Natica (? Naticarius) sp." = Naticarius
"Natica (? Naticarius) sp." = Naticarius Dumeril 1806 moon snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
"Cypraea cf. chilona" = Loxacypraea chilona1
"Cypraea cf. chilona" = Loxacypraea chilona1 Dall 1900 cowry
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
"Semicassis (? Tylocassis) cf. aldrichi" = Semicassis aldrichi1
"Semicassis (? Tylocassis) cf. aldrichi" = Semicassis aldrichi1 Dall 1890 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
Terebralia dentilabris1 Gabb 1873 horn snail
Potamides suprasulcatus1 Gabb 1873 horn snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
"Turritella (? Torcula) amaras" = Torcula, Turritella venezuelana
"Turritella (? Torcula) amaras" = Torcula turret shell