NMB Loc. 15915 - Río Gurabo [Cercado Fm] (Miocene of Dominican Republic)

Where: Dominican Republic (19.3° N, 71.7° W: paleocoordinates 19.3° N, 70.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cercado Formation, Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From Cercado Formation, which unconformably overlies the Baitoa Formation, and is overlain by the Gurabo Formation. AGE: Late Miocene, based on Table 1 of Saunders et al. (1986); direct date from Cheetham et al. (1999). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From 100 m above base of section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the NMB

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: Unknown. REPOSITORY: Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, Switzerland (NMB).

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 131382: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 24.07.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with species-resolution identifications, and modern nomenclature. COVERAGE: Limited to taxa described in text.
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Cassidae
Semicassis reclusa1 Guppy 1873 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Ficidae
Ficus gibsonsmithi1 Beu 2010 fig shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Terebridae indet.4 Mörch 1852 auger snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Melongena sp.4 Schumacher 1817 snail
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Fusinus henekeni4 Sowerby 1850 snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Cantharus sp.4 Röding 1798 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
"Cancellaria (Hertleinia) miranda" = Hertleinia miranda5, Cancellaria (Cancellaria) juncta5, "Cancellaria (Bivetiella) epistomifera" = Bivetiella epistomifera5
"Cancellaria (Hertleinia) miranda" = Hertleinia miranda5 Jung and Petit 1990 snail
Cancellaria (Cancellaria) juncta5 Jung and Petit 1990 snail
"Cancellaria (Bivetiella) epistomifera" = Bivetiella epistomifera5 Guppy 1876 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
Sinum sp.4 Röding 1798 moon snail
Polinices sp.4 Monfort 1810 moon snail
Stigmaulax sp.4 Morch 1852 moon snail
Tectonatica sp.4 Sacco 1890 moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Vermetidae
Petaloconchus domingensis4 Sowerby 1849 worm shell
Petaloconchus laddfranklinae4 Maury 1917 worm shell
Petaloconchus floridanus4 Olsson and Harbison 1953 worm shell
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Pachycrommium sp.4 Woodring 1928 snail
 Cerithioidea - Cerithiidae
Cerithium venustum4 Gabb 1873 cerith snail
 Neotaenioglossa - Calyptraeidae
Crucibulum (Crucibulum) sp.4 Schumacher 1817 slipper shell
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Neritina figulopicta2 Maury 1917 snail
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Argopecten eccentricus7 Gabb 1873 calico scallop
Lindapecten plurinominis7 Pilsbry and Johnson 1917 scallop
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucinidae indet.4 Fleming 1828 clam