Senanivate quarry, Bangkok (~6 m) (Holocene of Thailand)

Where: Thailand (13.8° N, 100.6° E: paleocoordinates 13.8° N, 100.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From unknown lithostratigraphic unit of Holoce age. THICKNESS: From 2-4 cm thick unit within 18 m thick section. AGE: Holocene. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From coquina the very bottom of the level between 6 and 7 m within section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; unlithified, shelly/skeletal, argillaceous, silty mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

• ENVIRONMENT: Muddy bottom just below low tide mark in a sheltered area.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Coquina within dark grey silty clay. LITHIFICATION: Unlithified, give age and facies description.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: COLLECTOR: Collected by authors (Deheeradilok, Chaimanee, Piccoli, and Robba). REPOSITORY: Note stated, but presumably reposited in the collectionf of the Geological Survey Division of the Dept. of Mineral Resources, and possibly at the Instituto di Geologia, Padova Italia, and Dipartmento di Scienze della Terra, Milano, Italia.

Primary reference: P. Dheeradilok, N. Chaimanee, G. Piccoli and E. Robbia. 1984. On the Quaternary stratigraphy and fossls of Senanivate Housing Project area, Bangkok Metropolis. Memorie di Scienze Geologiche 36:413-426 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 67932: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 17.12.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Not exhaustive, but comprehensive for gastropoda, mollusca and ichnofossils. NOMENCLATURE: Not an authoritative publication but with fairly modern nomenclature, and subgenu assingments where provided. Many occurrences are not identified to species level.
 Arcida - Arcidae
Barbatia sp. Gray 1842 clam
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
"Corbula tunicata" = Aloidis tunicata
"Corbula tunicata" = Aloidis tunicata Hinds 1843 clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"Tellina (Angulus) juvenilis" = Angulus
"Tellina (Angulus) juvenilis" = Angulus tellin clam
 Cardiida - Semelidae
 Solenida - Solenidae
Solen sp. Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Solenida - Pharidae
Siliqua (Siliqua) sp. Mühlfeld 1811 clam
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
 Truncatelloidea - Stenothyridae
Stenothyra sp. Benson 1856 snail
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
"Turbonilla (Chemnitzia) approximata" = Chemnitzia, Odostomia sp.
"Turbonilla (Chemnitzia) approximata" = Chemnitzia snail
Odostomia sp. Fleming 1817 snail