Hodson Loc. 1255 (Miocene to of Venezuela)

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (11.3° N, 69.4° W: paleocoordinates 10.9° N, 67.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Langhian to Langhian (16.0 - 7.2 Ma)

• AGE: Miocene in original text; Langhian-Tortonian, based on the presence of Lindapecten buchivacoanus; following Waller (2011).

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the PRI

• COLLECTOR: Hodson, F. and others, Standard Oil Company of Venezuela. REPOSITORY: PRI (Ithaca, NY).

Primary reference: F. Hodson, H. K. Hodson, and G. D. Harris. 1927. Some Venezualan and Caribbean Mollusks. Bulletins of America Paleontology 13(49):1-160 [A. Miller/A. Miller/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135501: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 27.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to characteristic mollusca. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, but with antiquated nomenclature, and species-resolution identifications.
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Arca (Scapharca) buenavistana" = Anadara (Cunearca) buenavista, "Arca (Scapharca) lienosa" = Anadara (Rasia) lienosa
"Arca (Scapharca) buenavistana" = Anadara (Cunearca) buenavista Hodson et al. 1927 ark
"Arca (Scapharca) lienosa" = Anadara (Rasia) lienosa Say 1832 ark
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris canalis" = Tucetona pectinata canalis Brown and Pilsbry 1911 clam
SUBSPECIES: Glycymeris canalis lloydsmithi
Glycymeris tumefacta clam
SUBSPECIES: Glycymeris tumefacta lavelensis
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten (Chlamys) buchivacoanus" = Lindapecten buchivacoanus, "Pecten circularis" = Argopecten ventricosus
"Pecten (Chlamys) buchivacoanus" = Lindapecten buchivacoanus Hodson et al. 1927 scallop
SUBSPECIES: Pecten (Chlamys) buchivacoanus maraciabensis
"Pecten circularis" = Argopecten ventricosus Sowerby 1842 calico scallop
SUBSPECIES: Pecten circularis venezuelanus & Pecten circularis cornellanus
 Neogastropoda - Cystiscidae
"Marginella (Persicula) venezuelana" = Persicula venezuelana
"Marginella (Persicula) venezuelana" = Persicula venezuelana Hodson et al. 1927 snail
SUBSPECIES: Marginella (Persicula) venezuelana lavelana
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
"Marginella gatunensis" = Prunum gatunense
"Marginella gatunensis" = Prunum gatunense Brown and Pilsbry 1911 margin shell
SUBSPECIES: Marginella gatunensis colinensis
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Natica canrena" = Naticarius canrena Linnaeus 1758 moon snail
Polinices stanislasmeunieri Maury 1917 moon snail
SUBSPECIES: Polinices stanislasmeunieri venezuelana
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
"Architectonica granulata" = Architectonica nobilis
"Architectonica granulata" = Architectonica nobilis Röding 1798 sundial