PPP# 2217 - Valiente Peninsula (Pliocene of Panama)

Also known as NMB Loc. 18716

Where: Bocas, Panama (9.0° N, 81.9° W: paleocoordinates 9.4° N, 81.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: NN11 nannofossil zone, Bocas del Toro Group, Early/Lower Pliocene (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: the Shark Hole Point Fm conformably overlies the Nancy Point Fm and is overlain by an unnamed sequence of volcaniclastics. AGE: from Collins et al. (1999), an age range of 5.3-3.5 Ma, Early Pliocene, though PPP dataset indicates an age of 3.5-3.6 Ma corresponding to nannofossil stage NN15. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: 1167 m in section 15 of Collins et al. (1999).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; poorly lithified lithology not reported

• ENVIRONMENT: from Collins et al. 1999 (p. 94), outer neritic, estimated depth of 175 m.
• LITHOLOGY: Not stated in text. LITHIFICATION: Poorly lithified, assumed on the basis of figured specimens, which are free of sediment.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Jung & Heitz in 1995; reposited in the NMB

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• COLLECTORS: Peter Jung, A. Heitz et al., 19.9.1995. REPOSITORY: Naturhistorisches Museum Basel (NMB).

Primary reference: L. S. Collins and A. G. Coates. 1999. A paleobiotic survey of Caribbean faunas from the Neogene of the Isthmus of Panama. Bulletins of American Paleontology (357) [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135839: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 11.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for gastropoda, bivalvia and scaphopoda. NOMENCLATURE: modern nomenclature, though only identified to subgenus resolution.
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca (Arca) sp.1 Linnaeus 1758 ark
Sheldonella sp.1 Maury 1917 clam
Anadara (Sectiarca) sp.1 Olsson 1961 ark
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Tucetona sp.1 Iredale 1939 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Spondylus sp.1 Linnaeus 1758 scallop
"Lyropecten (Nodipecten) sp." = Nodipecten1 Dall 1898 scallop
Leopecten gatunensis1 Toula 1909 scallop
Amusium sp.1 Röding 1798 scallop
Argopecten sp.1 Monterosato 1889 calico scallop
Aequipecten sp.1 Fischer 1886 scallop
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia sp.1 Linnaeus 1758 jingle
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Hyotissa sp.1 Stenzel 1971 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostreola sp.1 Monterosato 1884 oyster
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassinella sp.1 Guppy 1874 clam
 Carditida - Carditidae
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Caryocorbula sp.1 Gardner 1926 clam
Corbula sp.1 Bruguière 1789 clam
Vokesula sp.1 Stenzel and J. T 1957 clam
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama sp.1 Linnaeus 1758 jewel box
Arcinella sp.1 Schumacher 1817 jewel box
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Chione sp.1 von Mühlfield 1811 venus clam
Lirophora (Panchione) sp.1 Olsson 1964 venus clam
"Agriopoma (Pitarella) sp." = Agriopoma1 Dall 1902 venus
Pitar (Hyphantosoma) sp.1 Dall 1902 venus clam
Gouldia sp.1 Adams 1847 venus clam
 Cardiida - Solecurtidae
Solecurtus sp.1 Blainville 1824 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Trigoniocardia (Apiocardia) sp.1 Olsson 1961 cockle
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Saccella sp.1 Woodring 1925 pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae
Cirsotrema (Cirsotremopsis) sp.1 Thiele 1928 wentletrap
 Cephalaspidea - Cylichnidae
Acteocina sp.1 Gray 1847 barrel-bubble
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Oliva (Oliva) sp.1 Bruguière 1789 olive snail
Olivella (Macgintiella) sp.1 Olsson 1956 olive snail
 Neogastropoda -
"Ancilla (Eburna) sp." = Eburna1
"Ancilla (Eburna) sp." = Eburna1 Lamarck 1801 snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
Strombinella sp.1 Dall 1896 snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Strombinophos sp.1 Pilsbry and Olsson 1941 true whelk
Metula sp.1 Adams and Adams 1853 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Calophos sp.1 Woodring 1964 snail
Nassarius (Hinia) sp.1 Gray 1847 snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Cancellaria pilula2 Landau et al. 2012 snail
Cancellaria tapeina2 Woodring 1970 snail
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
Subcancilla sp.1 Olsson and Harbison 1953 mitre shell
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Dentimargo sp.1 Cossmann 1899 margin shell
Prunum sp.1 Swainson 1840 margin shell
Volvarina sp.1 Hinds 1844 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Voluta sp.1 Linnaeaus 1758 volute
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Siphonochelus sp.1 Jousseaume 1880 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Mangeliidae
Kurtziella sp.1 Dall 1918 snail
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
Cerodrillia sp.1 Bartsch and Rehder 1939 snail
Agladrillia (Agladrillia) sp.1 Woodring 1928 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Lepicythara sp.1 Olsson 1964 turrid
Polystira sp.1 Woodring 1928 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus sp.1 Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Strioterebrum sp.1 Sacco 1891 auger snail
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
Strombus (Lentigo) sp.1 Jousseaume 1886 conch
Strombus (Strombus) sp.1 Linnaeus 1758 conch
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Stigmaulax sp.1 Morch 1852 moon snail
Tectonatica sp.1 Sacco 1890 moon snail
Polinices sp.1 Monfort 1810 moon snail
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
Serpulorbis sp.1 Sasso 1827 worm shell
Petaloconchus sp.1 Lea 1843 worm shell
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Crepidula (Ianacus) sp.1, "Crepidula (Bostrycapulus) sp." = Bostrycapulus1
Crepidula (Ianacus) sp.1 Mörch 1852 slipper shell
"Crepidula (Bostrycapulus) sp." = Bostrycapulus1 Olsson and Harbison 1953 slipper shell
 Tonnoidea - Personidae
Distorsio decussata1 Valenciennes 1832 snail
 Tonnoidea - Tonnidae
Malea ringens1 Swainson 1822 tun shell
 Tonnoidea - Bursidae
Bursa rugosa1 Sowerby 1835 frog shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Siliquariidae
Tenagodus sp.1 Guettard 1770 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Vermicularia sp.1 Lamarck 1799 turret shell
Springvaleia sp.1 Rutsch 1934 turret shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Modulidae
Psammodulus sp.1 Collins 1934 snail
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
Eulimella (Eulimella) sp.1 Forbes and MacAndrew 1846 snail
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
Architectonica sp.1 Röding 1798 sundial
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
 Fissurelloidea - Fissurellidae
Lucapinella sp.1 Pilsbry 1890 snail
Puncturella (Esmeria) sp.1 Lowe 1827 puncturella
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Gadilinidae
Episiphon sp.1 Pilsbry 1897 tusk shell
 Gadilida - Gadilidae
Polyschides sp.1 Pilsbry 1898 tusk shell