Sierra de Santa Rosa section 3, middle member (Jurassic of Mexico)

Where: Sonora, Mexico (30.1° N, 111.7° W: paleocoordinates 16.4° N, 50.7° W)

When: Middle Member (Sierra de Santa Roas Formation), Early/Lower Pliensbachian (189.6 - 183.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified sandstone and lithified mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Primary reference: A. Scholz, M. Aberhan, and C.M. León. 2008. Early Jurassic bivalves of the Antimonio terrane (Sonora, NW Mexico): Taxonomy, biogeography, and paleogeographic implications. Geological Society of America Special Paper 442:269-312 [A. Miller/S. Kolbe/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 115215: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Sarah Kolbe on 31.08.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Entoliidae
"Entolium corneolum" = Entolium (Entolium) corneolum
"Entolium corneolum" = Entolium (Entolium) corneolum Young and Bird 1828 scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Agerchlamys wunschae Marwick 1953 scallop
 Pectinida - Neitheoidae
Weyla alata von Buch 1838 scallop
Weyla titan Moricke 1894 scallop
Weyla bodenbenderi Behrendsen 1891 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Antiquilima cf. nodulosa Terquem 1855 file clam
Ctenostreon "sp. A" Eichwald 1862 file clam
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Gervillella leesi Aberhan and Muster 1997 oyster
Gervillella araucana Damborenea 1987 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Pinna cf. folium Young and Bird 1822 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Carditida - Astartidae
Neocrassina gueuxi d'Orbigny 1850 clam
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Ceratomya concentrica Sowerby 1822 clam
 Pholadida - Pleuromyidae
Pleuromya uniformis Sowerby 1813 clam
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae
Myoconcha neuquena Leanza 1940 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Protocardia luggudensis Troedsson 1951 cockle
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Goniomya "sp. A" Agassiz 1842 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucinidae indet. Fleming 1828 clam
 Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae
Frenguelliella poultoni Leanza 1993 clam