NMB Loc. 17606 - Cerros de Caiguire [Cumana Fm] (Pleistocene of Venezuela)

Also known as GS-8-CUM

Where: Venezuela (10.5° N, 64.2° W: paleocoordinates 10.4° N, 64.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cumana Formation, Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From the Cumana Formation, for which lithsotratigraphic relations are not discussed. AGE: Pleistocene; stated to be included in the Globorotalia truncatulinoides Zone (Bermudez & boil, 1969; Boli, 1970; Boli, 1972). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within section.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siliciclastic sediments

• No paleoenvironmental data provided.
• LITHIFICATION: Unknown. LITHOLOGY: No lithologic data provided, but assumed to be siliciclastic.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the NMB

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: Unknown. REPOSITORY: Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, Switzerland (NMB).

Primary reference: P. Jung. 1989. Revision of the Strombina-group (Gastropoda; Columbellidae), fossil and living. Schweierische Paläontologische Abhandlungen 111:1-298 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 131267: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 22.07.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with species-resolution identifications, and modern nomenclature. COVERAGE: Limited to taxa described in text.
 Arcida - Arcidae
Anadara (Potiarca) cumanensis2, "Anadara (Caloosarca) cf. notabilis" = Anadara (Larkinia) notabilis2
"Anadara (Caloosarca) cf. notabilis" = Anadara (Larkinia) notabilis2 Röding 1798 ark
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Tucetona pectinata2 Gmelin 1791 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Argopecten sp.2 Monterosato 1889 calico scallop
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia simplex2 d'Orbigny 1845 jingle
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Protothaca (Leucoma) granulata" = Leukoma2, Chione cancellata2, Anomalocardia brasiliana2, "Macrocallista (Megapitaria) maculata" = Macrocallista maculata2
"Protothaca (Leucoma) granulata" = Leukoma2 venus clam
Chione cancellata2 Linnaeus 1767 venus clam
Anomalocardia brasiliana2 Gmelin 1792 venus clam
"Macrocallista (Megapitaria) maculata" = Macrocallista maculata2 Linnaeus 1758 venus clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Laevicardium laevigatum" = Laevicardium serratum2
"Laevicardium laevigatum" = Laevicardium serratum2 Linnaeus 1758 cockle
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
"Oliva (Oliva) reticularis" = Oliva reticularis2, Olivella sp.2
"Oliva (Oliva) reticularis" = Oliva reticularis2 Lamarck 1811 olive snail
Olivella sp.2 Swainson 1831 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Melongena melongena2 Linnaeus 1758 snail
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Fusinus closter2 Philippi 1850 snail
 Neogastropoda - Cystiscidae
"Persicula interruptolineata" = Persicula interruptalineata2
"Persicula interruptolineata" = Persicula interruptalineata2 Megerle von Mühlfeld 1818 snail
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Prunum prunum2 Gmelin 1791 margin shell
Prunum circumvittatum2 Weisbord 1962 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Chicoreus (Chicoreus) brevifrons2 Lamarck 1822 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
Clathrodrillia gibbosa2 Reeve 1843 snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus jaspideus2 Gmelin 1791 cone shell
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
Strombus (Strombus) pugilis2 Linnaeus 1758 conch
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
"Siphocypraea mus" = Muracypraea mus2
"Siphocypraea mus" = Muracypraea mus2 Linnaeus 1758 cowry
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Crepidula plana2 Say 1822 slipper shell
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
Monoplex jackwinorum1 Beu 2010 triton shell
Monoplex krebsii1 Mörch 1877 triton shell
 Tonnoidea - Personidae
Distorsio sp.2 Röding 1798 snail
 Rissooidea - Vitrinellidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella (Broderiptella) variegata2 Linnaeus 1758 turret shell
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Neritina sp.2 Lamarck 1816 snail