NMB Loc. 16817 - Río Cano [Gurabo Fm] (Pliocene of Dominican Republic)

Also known as Reef 3902

Where: Dominican Republic (19.5° N, 71.3° W: paleocoordinates 19.5° N, 70.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Gurabo Formation, Zanclean (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

• AGE: direct date from Cheetham et al. (1999). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: unit C5 (330-375 m), sample 350 m.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

• deeper (20-30 m), more turbid reef habitats

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: J. B. Saunders, P. Jung, and B. Biju-Duval. 1986. Neogene Paleontology in the Northern Dominican Republic: 1. Field Surveys, Lithology, Environment, and Age. Bulletins of American Paleontology 89(323):1-79 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 93737: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 01.02.2010, edited by Austin Hendy

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Propeamussiidae
Cyclopecten guppyi16 Dall 1898 mud scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Spondylus bostrychites15 Guppy 1867 scallop
Euvola soror16 Gabb 1873 scallop
Lindapecten plurinominis16 Pilsbry and Johnson 1917 scallop
Argopecten eccentricus16 Gabb 1873 calico scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Limidae indet.8 Rafinesque 1815 file clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatellidae indet.8 Férussac 1822 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Acrosterigma linguatigris13 Maury 1917 cockle
Trigoniocardia (Trigoniocardia) haitensis13 Sowerby 1850 cockle
INCLUDES: Trigoniocardia (Trigoniocardia) haitensis haitensis and h. sambaica
 Poromyida - Verticordiidae
Trigonulina bowdenensis10 Dall 1903 clam
 Poromyida - Cuspidariidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucinidae indet.8 Fleming 1828 clam
Anodontia sp.8 Link 1807 clam
Gastropoda
  - Juliidae
Julia sp.8 Gould 1862 snail
 Triphoroidea - Triphoridae
Triphoridae indet.8 Gray 1847 snail
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Pachycrommium sp.8 Woodring 1928 snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Aphera islacolonis11 Maury 1917 snail
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
"Prunum maoense" = Marginella maoensis12
"Prunum maoense" = Marginella maoensis12 Maury 1917 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Chicoreus (Chicoreus) cornurectus" = Chicoreus (Triplex) cornurectus14
"Chicoreus (Chicoreus) cornurectus" = Chicoreus (Triplex) cornurectus14 Guppy 1876 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Terebridae indet.8 Mörch 1852 auger snail
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
Lobatus dominator7 Pilsbry 1917 true conch
Lobatus haitensis7 Sowerby 1850 true conch
Strombus bifrons7 Sowerby 1850 conch
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Natica sp.8 Scopoli 1777 moon snail
Stigmaulax sp.8 Morch 1852 moon snail
Tectonatica sp.8 Sacco 1890 moon snail
Sigatica sp.8 Meyer and Aldrich 1886 moon snail
Polinices sp.8 Monfort 1810 moon snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
"Erronea raymondrobertsi" = Pseudozonaria raymondrobertsi8 Pilsbry 1922 cowry
"Luria isabellae" = Luria isabella8 Linnaeus 1758 Isabell cowry
Muracypraea henekeni8 Sowerby 1850 cowry
Propustularia sp.8 Schilder 1927 cowry
Erosaria spurca8 Linnaeus 1758 cowry
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
Petaloconchus domingensis8 Sowerby 1849 worm shell
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Crucibulum (Crucibulum) sp.8 Schumacher 1817 slipper shell
Crepidula sp.8 Lamarck 1799 slipper shell
 Xenophoroidea - Xenophoridae
Xenophora delecta8 Guppy 1876 carrier shell
 Tonnoidea - Tonnidae
Malea elliptica1 Pilsbry and Johnston 1917 tun shell
 Tonnoidea - Bursidae
Bursa grayana1 Dunker 1862 frog shell
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
Cypraecassis testiculus1 Linnaeus 1758 snail
Cassis sulcifera1 Sowerby 1850 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Vermicularia woodringi8 Olsson and Harbison 1953 turret shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Cerithiidae indet.8 Fleming 1822 cerith snail
Cerithium microlineatum8 Gabb 1873 cerith snail
Cerithium obesum8 Guppy 1876 cerith snail
Cerithium venustum8 Gabb 1873 cerith snail
"Ochetoclava sp." = Rhinoclavis (Ochetoclava)8 Woodring 1928 cerith snail
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Smaragdia viridis4 Linnaeus 1758 snail
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites waylandi5 Foster 1986 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
"Montastrea limbata" = Montastrea imperatoris2, "Montastrea canalis" = Montastraea endothecata2, Montastrea endothecata2
"Montastrea limbata" = Montastrea imperatoris2 Vaughan 1919 stony coral
"Montastrea canalis" = Montastraea endothecata2 Duncan 1863 stony coral
Montastrea endothecata2 Duncan 1863 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Stephanocoenia duncani n. sp.6 Foster 1987 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Manicina pliocenica3 Gane 1895 stony coral
Manicina grandis3 Duncan 1864 stony coral
Diploria zambensis n. sp.3 Budd and Johnson 1999 stony coral