TU 1364 - Rio Yaque del Norte [Baitoa Fm] (Miocene of Dominican Republic)

Where: Dominican Republic (19.3° N, 70.8° W: paleocoordinates 19.2° N, 69.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Baitoa Formation, Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From Baitoa Fm, which unconformably underlies the Cercardo, and overlies unconformably the Tabera Fm. AGE: Early Miocene, based on Table 1 of Saunders et al. (1986); direct date extrapolated from Cheetham et al. (1999). THICKNESS: Unknown. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Unknown position within section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; poorly lithified siliciclastic sediments

• ENVIRONMENT: Appearing to be shallow marine siliciclastic environment.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Unknown, presumably silcicilastic. LITHIFICATION: Poorly lithified based on observation of figures.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite

Reposited in the PRI

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• COLLECTOR: E. Vokes. REPOSITORY: PRI. FIDELITY: Moderate ecological fidelity.

Primary reference: A. J. W. Hendy, D. P. Buick, K. V. Bulinski, C. A. Ferguson, and A. I. Miller. 2008. Unpublished census data from Atlantic coastal plain and circum-Caribbean Neogene assemblages and taxonomic opinions. [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 74958: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 08.09.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• TAXONOMY: Most taxa Identified by A. Hendy, with some earlier identifications by E. Vokes, P. Jung, H. Vokes, L. Anderson.
 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca (Arca) cf. bowdeniana Dall 1898 ark
[entered as Arca (Arca) boweniana]
Arca (Arca) yaquensis Maury 1917 ark
Anadara (Rasia) sp. Gray 1857 ark
Anadara (Potiarca) sp. Iredale 1939 ark
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris sp. Da Costa 1778 clam
 Arcida - Noetiidae
Noetia (Noetia) sp. Gray 1857 clam
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia simplex d'Orbigny 1845 jingle
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostreidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 oyster
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia dominica" = Glyptoactis (Glyptoactis) dominica8
"Venericardia dominica" = Glyptoactis (Glyptoactis) dominica8 Weisbord 1929 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Bothrocorbula viminea Guppy 1866 clam
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama involuta Guppy 1873 jewel box
Arcinella cf. antiquata Guppy 1866 jewel box
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Chionopsis woodwardi Guppy 1866 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Merisca sp. Dall 1900 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Saccella sp. Woodring 1925 pointed nut clam
 Opisthobranchia - Bullidae
Bulla sp. Linnaeus 1758 snail
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Pachycrommium guppyi Gabb 1873 snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
Parametaria lopezana Jung 1994 snail
Strombina sp. Mörch 1852 snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Antillophos (Antillophos) moorei Guppy 1866 true whelk
Antillophos (Antillophos) elegans Guppy 1866 true whelk
Gemophos brevis true whelk
Neosconsia sp. Olsson 1964 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Nassarius (Nassarius) sp. Duméril 1806 snail
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Fusinus henekeni Sowerby 1850 snail
"Fasciolaria kempi" = Fasciolaria ramondi Maury 1902 tulip snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
"Cancellaria (Bivetiella) epistomifera" = Bivetiella epistomifera4 Guppy 1876 snail
Agatrix losquemadica Jung and Petit 1990 nutmeg
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Prunum latissinum5 margin shell
"Prunum aminum" = Prunum amina Dall 1896 margin shell
Marginella sp. Lamarck 1799 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae
"Turbinella validus" = Turbinella valida
"Turbinella validus" = Turbinella valida Sowerby 1850 snail
 Neogastropoda - Costellariidae
Vexillum (Costellaria) bullennewtoni Maury 1917 ribbed mitre
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Typhis (Talityphis) obesus" = Typhina obesa Gabb 1873 murex snail
Chicoreus (Chicoreus) corrigendum7 Vokes 1989 murex snail
Chicoreus (Phyllonotus) infrequens7 Vokes 1963 murex snail
"Murex (Haustellum) messorius" = Vokesimurex messorius Sowerby 1841 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
Hindsiclava sp. Hertlein and Strong 1955 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Polystira haitensis Sowerby 1850 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
"Conus planiliratus" = Conasprelloides planiliratus, "Conus multiliratus" = Conasprelloides multiliratus, Conus sp.
"Conus planiliratus" = Conasprelloides planiliratus Sowerby 1850 cone shell
"Conus multiliratus" = Conasprelloides multiliratus Olsson 1922 cone shell
Conus sp. Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Terebridae indet. Mörch 1852 auger snail
Strioterebrum sp. Sacco 1891 auger snail
Terebra (Panaterebra) sp. Olsson 1967 auger snail
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
Strombus bifrons2 Sowerby 1850 conch
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Natica (Natica) sp. Scopoli 1777 moon snail
Stigmaulax vererugosum Cossmann 1924 moon snail
Polinices sp. Monfort 1810 moon snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
Cypraea sp. Linnaeus 1758 cowry
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Crepidula plana Say 1822 slipper shell
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
Monoplex cercadicus1 Maury 1917 triton shell
Monoplex pilearis1 Linnaeus 1758 triton shell
Monoplex parthenopeus1 von Salis Marschlins 1793 triton shell
Monoplex longispira1 Beu 2010 triton shell
Turritriton domingensis1 Gabb 1873 triton shell
Septa landaui1 Beu 2010 triton shell
 Tonnoidea - Tonnidae
Malea camura Guppy 1866 tun shell
Malea elliptica1 Pilsbry and Johnston 1917 tun shell
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
"Sconsia (Sconsia) striata" = Sconsia grayi
"Sconsia (Sconsia) striata" = Sconsia grayi Adams 1855 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
Potamididae indet. Adams and Adams 1854 horn snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Diastomatidae
Diastoma sp. Deshayes 1850 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Trochidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 top snail