Limón [Limónes Fm] (Miocene of Costa Rica)

Where: Limon, Costa Rica (10.0° N, 83.2° W: paleocoordinates 9.8° N, 82.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Limónes Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From the Limónes Formation (of Woodring (1973, 1982). AGE: Late Miocene in Woodring (1973, 1982). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Composite list for formation.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; unlithified siliciclastic sediments

• LITHOLOGY: Unknown. LITHIFICATION: Unlithified, on the basis of figured specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: COLLECTORS: Unknown. REPOSITORY: Unknown.

Primary reference: W. P. Woodring. 1970. Geology and paleontology of canal zone and adjoing parts of Panama: Description of Tertiary mollusks (gastropods: Eulimidae, Marginellidae to Helminthoglyptidae). United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 306(D):299-452 [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 96520: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 10.06.2010

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Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to taxa miscellaneously mentioned in text. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature, and species-resolution identifications.
 Arcida - Arcidae
Acar domingensis3 Lamarck 1819 miniature ark
"Arca imbricata" = Arca (Arca) imbricata3 Bruguière 1789 ark
Anadara (Rasia) dariensis3 Brown and Pilsbry 1911 ark
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Flabellipecten gatunensis" = Leopecten gatunensis4
"Flabellipecten gatunensis" = Leopecten gatunensis4 Toula 1909 scallop
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Periglypta caribbeana4 Anderson 1927 venus clam
Ventricolaria harrisiana4 Olsson 1922 venus clam
"Agriopoma (Pitarella) gatunensis" = Callocardia (Agriopoma) gatunensis4 Dall 1903 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"Tellina (Tellina) rovala" = Tellinella rovala4, "Tellina (Phyllodina) lepidota" = Phyllodina lepidota4, "Tellina (Eurytellina) punicea" = Eurytellina punicea4
"Tellina (Tellina) rovala" = Tellinella rovala4 Olsson 1922 tellin clam
"Tellina (Phyllodina) lepidota" = Phyllodina lepidota4 Dall 1900 tellin clam
"Tellina (Eurytellina) punicea" = Eurytellina punicea4 Born 1778 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Lophocardium gurabicum" = Nemocardium (Lophocardium) gurabica4
"Lophocardium gurabicum" = Nemocardium (Lophocardium) gurabica4 Maury 1917 cockle
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucinisca bocasensis4 Olsson 1922 clam
Bellucina actinus4 Dall 1903 clam
 Opisthobranchia - Retusidae
Volvulella (Volvulella) micratracta Brown and Pilsbry 1913 snail
 Opisthobranchia - Cylichnidae
Acteocina bullata Kiener 1834 barrel-bubble
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
"Strombina (Sincola) chiriquiensis" = Sincola (Sincola) chiriquiensis
"Strombina (Sincola) chiriquiensis" = Sincola (Sincola) chiriquiensis Olsson 1922 snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
"Solenosteira dalli" = Hanetia dalli Brown and Pilsbry 1911 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
"Mitra (Cancilla) dariensis" = Subcancilla dariensis
"Mitra (Cancilla) dariensis" = Subcancilla dariensis Brown and Pilsbry 1911 mitre shell
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Typhis (Talityphis) alatus" = Typhina alata
"Typhis (Talityphis) alatus" = Typhina alata Sowerby 1850 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Cochlespiridae
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
"Crassispira (Hindsiclava) consors" = Hindsiclava consors
"Crassispira (Hindsiclava) consors" = Hindsiclava consors Sowerby 1850 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Scobinella morierei Cossmann 1913 turrid
Polystira sp.2 Woodring 1928 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
"Conus tortuosostriatus" = Conasprella (Dalliconus) sauros Garcia 2006 cone shell
"Conus multiliratus" = Conasprelloides multiliratus Olsson 1922 cone shell
Conus aemulator Brown and Pilsbry 1911 cone shell
Conus spurius Gmelin 1791 cone shell
Conus burckhardti Bose 1906 cone shell
Conus molis Brown and Pilsbry 1911 cone shell
Conus imitator Brown and Pilsbry 1911 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Strioterebrum indocayapum Olsson 1964 auger snail
Strioterebrum wolfgangi Toula 1909 auger snail
Terebra (Paraterebra) taurina Lightfoot 1786 auger snail
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
Strombus gatunensis Toula 1908 conch
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Crepidula plana Say 1822 slipper shell
 Tonnoidea - Personidae
"Distorsio (Rhysema) decussata" = Distorsio decussata
"Distorsio (Rhysema) decussata" = Distorsio decussata Valenciennes 1832 snail
 Tonnoidea - Tonnidae
Malea ringens1 Swainson 1822 tun shell
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
Sconsia grayi1 Adams 1855 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella gatunensis Conrad 1857 turret shell
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
"Architectonica (Architectonica) nobilis" = Architectonica nobilis
"Architectonica (Architectonica) nobilis" = Architectonica nobilis Röding 1798 sundial
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
"Dentalium (Tesseracme) dissimile" = Tesseracme3
"Dentalium (Tesseracme) dissimile" = Tesseracme3 tusk shell