Ferrotepec Fm., col. 1355 (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 66163: 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
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Caryocorbula prenasuta2 Olsson 1964 clam
SUBSPECIES: C. prenasuta mexicana
"Tenuicorbula sp." = Corbula (Tenuicorbula)2 Olsson 1932 clam
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Arcinella sp.2 Schumacher 1817 jewel box
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Harvella cf. sincola2 Olsson 1922 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Lirophora (Lirophora) falconensis2 Hodson et al. 1927 venus clam
Clementia (Clementia) dariena2 Conrad 1855 venus clam
SUBSPECIES: C. (C.) dariena dariena
Cyclinella cyclica2 Guppy 1866 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
? Tellina sp.2 Linnaeus 1758 tellin clam
Psammacoma zapotalensis2 Spieker 1922 tellin clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucina (Here) edwilsoni2 Perrilliat 1992 clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Saccella cf. fabalis2 Olsson 1964 pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
"Oliva (Oliva) cf. cylindrica" = Oliva cylindrica2
"Oliva (Oliva) cf. cylindrica" = Oliva cylindrica2 Sowerby 1850 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
Mitra eucadoriana mitre shell
 Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae
"Vasum haitense" = Vasum haitensis
"Vasum haitense" = Vasum haitensis Sowerby 1850 snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) cf. sawkinsi2 Mansfield 1925 murex snail
Murex sp. Linnaeus 1758 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
"Crassispira consors" = Hindsiclava consors
"Crassispira consors" = Hindsiclava consors Sowerby 1850 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Pleuroliria sp., "Pleuroliria tenagos" = Polystira tenagos
Pleuroliria sp. Gregario 1890 turrid
"Pleuroliria tenagos" = Polystira tenagos Gardner 1947 turrid
 Neogastropoda -
Glyphostoma cf. andersoni Oinomikado 1939 snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
"Conus multiliratus" = Conasprelloides multiliratus Olsson 1922 cone shell
Conus cacuminatus Spieker 1922 cone shell
Conus cf. boggsi Olsson 1964 cone shell
Conus cf. angosturis Olsson 1964 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Terebra sp. Bruguière 1789 auger snail
 Ficoidea - Ficidae
Ficus sp. Röding 1798 fig shell
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Natica cf. canrena" = Naticarius canrena
"Natica cf. canrena" = Naticarius canrena Linnaeus 1758 moon snail
 Cypraeoidea - Eocypraeidae
Sphaerocypraea wegeneri Schilder 1939 snail
 Tonnoidea - Bursidae
Bursa rugosa1 Sowerby 1835 frog shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella ocoyana Conrad 1855 turret shell
"Turritella altilira" = Turritella (Bactrospira) altilira Conrad 1857 turret shell
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
Architectonica nobilis Röding 1798 sundial