Puerto Colombia, Atlantico (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Atlantico, Colombia (11.0° N, 74.9° W: paleocoordinates 10.4° N, 72.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• Marl. Middle Miocene age based on correlation with other Caribbean fossil assemblages and by stratigraphic relations.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; unlithified sandstone

• No paleonenvironmental data reported, though from apparently from shallow-water siliciclastic sediments.
• Sandstone. Unlithified based on observation of figured specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the PRI

• Collections reposited at Cornell University (now PRI collections). Many collections collected by C.C. Anderson.

Primary reference: N.E. Weisbord. 1929. Miocene Mollusca of Northern Colombia. Bulletin of American Paleontology 14(54):1-310 [A. Miller/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 60680: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 20.05.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Some lists appear exhaustive, though in cases nomenclature is antiquated, though at species resolution.
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Scapharca grandis" = Anadara (Grandiarca) grandis
"Scapharca grandis" = Anadara (Grandiarca) grandis Broderip and Sowerby 1829 ark
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris canalis" = Tucetona pectinata canalis
"Glycymeris canalis" = Tucetona pectinata canalis Brown and Pilsbry 1911 clam
Subspecies: G. canalis colombiensis
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama corticosaformis Weisbord 1929 jewel box
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Melongena consors Sowerby 1850 snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Euclia leuzingeri Rutsch 1934 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
"Surcula nuervagranada" = Turricula
"Surcula nuervagranada" = Turricula turrid
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Polinices (Mammilla) cf. brunnea" = Polinices hepaticus
"Polinices (Mammilla) cf. brunnea" = Polinices hepaticus Röding 1798 moon snail
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
Petaloconchus domingensis Sowerby 1849 worm shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella vistana Hodson 1927 turret shell
Subspecies: T. vistana colombiana
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
"Dentalium (? Fissidentalium) solidissimum" = Fissidentalium solidissimum
"Dentalium (? Fissidentalium) solidissimum" = Fissidentalium solidissimum Pilsbry and Brown 1917 tusk shell
Tucetona canalis
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"Glycymeris lloydsmithi" = Tucetona canalis lloydsmithi
"Glycymeris lloydsmithi" = Tucetona canalis lloydsmithi Brown and Pilsbry 1917