Tubera, Atlantico (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Atlantico, Colombia (10.8° N, 75.0° W: paleocoordinates 10.1° N, 72.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; poorly lithified sandstone

• No paleonenvironmental data reported, though from apparently from shallow-water siliciclastic sediments.
• Sandstone. Poorly lithified 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 60684: 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.
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris tumefactus Pilsbry and Brown 1917 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Spondylus colombiensis Weisbord 1929 scallop
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
"Crassatellites reevei" = Eucrassatella (Eucrassatella) reevei
"Crassatellites reevei" = Eucrassatella (Eucrassatella) reevei Gabb 1873 clam
Subspecies: C. reevei pleurarostra
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia terryi" = Cyclocardia terryi
"Venericardia terryi" = Cyclocardia terryi Olsson 1922 clam
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama corticosaformis, "Echinochama antiquata" = Arcinella antiquata
Chama corticosaformis Weisbord 1929 jewel box
"Echinochama antiquata" = Arcinella antiquata Guppy 1866 jewel box
 Cardiida - Mactridae
"? Dermatomya harrisi" = Trinitasia sanctiandreae
"? Dermatomya harrisi" = Trinitasia sanctiandreae Maury 1925 clam
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
"Strombina colombiana" = Sincola (Dorsina) colombiana
"Strombina colombiana" = Sincola (Dorsina) colombiana Weisbord 1929 snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
"Solenosteira falconensis" = Solenosteira (Fusinosteira) falconensis
"Solenosteira falconensis" = Solenosteira (Fusinosteira) falconensis Weisbord 1929 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Euclia leuzingeri3 Rutsch 1934 snail
Bivetiella codazzii4 snail
Subspecies: C. epistomifera acuticarinata
Pyruclia scheibei2 Anderson 1929 snail
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
"Mitra cf. limonensis" = Fusimitra limonensis, "Mitra colombiana" = Subcancilla colombiana
"Mitra cf. limonensis" = Fusimitra limonensis Olsson 1922 mitre shell
"Mitra colombiana" = Subcancilla colombiana Weisbord 1929 mitre shell
 Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae
"Xancus magdalenensis" = Turbinella magdalenensis
"Xancus magdalenensis" = Turbinella magdalenensis Weisbord 1929 snail
 Neogastropoda - Costellariidae
Conomitra caribbeana Weisbord 1929 ribbed mitre
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
"Pleurotoma barretti" = Polystira barretti1
"Pleurotoma barretti" = Polystira barretti1 Guppy 1866 turrid
Suspecies: T. albida virgo=Polystira
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus molis Brown and Pilsbry 1911 cone shell
Conus colombiensis Weisbord 1929 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
"Terebra ? isaacpetiti" = Terebra (Oreoterebra) isaacpetiti
"Terebra ? isaacpetiti" = Terebra (Oreoterebra) isaacpetiti Maury 1925 auger snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Natica cuspidata" = Natica (Natica) cuspidata, "Polinices (Mammilla) cf. brunnea" = Polinices hepaticus
"Natica cuspidata" = Natica (Natica) cuspidata Guppy 1910 moon snail
"Polinices (Mammilla) cf. brunnea" = Polinices hepaticus Röding 1798 moon snail
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
Serpulorbis ? papulosus Guppy 1866 worm shell
Petaloconchus domingensis Sowerby 1849 worm shell
 Tonnoidea - Bursidae
"Bursa crassa" = Marsupina bufo
"Bursa crassa" = Marsupina bufo Bruguiére 1792 frog shell
Subspecies: B. crassa dolumbiana
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella vistana Hodson 1927 turret shell
Subspecies: T. vistana colombiana
Turritella lloydsmithi Pilsbry and Brown 1917 turret shell
"Turritella cartagenensis" = Turritella (Broderiptella) bifastigata cartagenensis Pilsbry and Brown 1917 turret shell
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
"Dentalium (? Fissidentalium) solidissimum" = Fissidentalium solidissimum
"Dentalium (? Fissidentalium) solidissimum" = Fissidentalium solidissimum Pilsbry and Brown 1917 tusk shell