NMB 18504 - Rio Chico [Tuira Fm] (Miocene of Panama)

Also known as PPP# 1566; PJ 2170; 94-18-01

Where: Darien, Panama (8.2° N, 77.6° W: paleocoordinates 8.0° N, 76.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tuira Formation (Lara Group), Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From Tuira Fm, for which lithostratigraphic relationships are not discussed. AGE: Middle Miocene, in text; subsequent publications suggest late Miocene or early Pliocene age; Coates et al. (2004) suggests a Tortonian age (11.2-8.3 Ma). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From 395 m in the Lower and Upper Chico River section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

• ENVIRONMENT: Shallow marine fauna.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Not reported in text. LITHIFICATION: Unknown.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Jung & Heitz in 1994; reposited in the NMB

Collection methods: bulk, surface (float), surface (in situ), sieve,

• COLLECTOR: Peter Jung, Antoine Heitz et al., 7.3.1994. REPOSITORY: NMB, Basel, Switzerland.

Primary reference: B. Landau, R. E. Petit, and C. M. Silva. 2012. New Cancellariidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda) from the Miocene Gatun Formation of Panama, with eleven new species. Journal of Paleontology 86(6):907-930 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136122: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 19.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to gastropoda mentioned in text. Does not include other mollusca. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature and including systematic revision of other neighboring Caribbean assemblages.
 Arcida - Arcidae
Anadara (Sectiarca) sp. Olsson 1961 ark
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Tucetona sp. Iredale 1939 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Dendostrea sp. Swainson 1835 oyster
Ostreola sp. Monterosato 1884 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Crenella sp. Brown 1827 mussel
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassinella sp. Guppy 1874 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Juliacorbula sp. Olsson 1953 clam
Caryocorbula sp. Gardner 1926 clam
Vokesula sp. Stenzel and J. T 1957 clam
 Cardiida - Ungulinidae
Diplodonta sp. Bronn 1831 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Chionista sp. Keen 1958 venus clam
Lirophora (Lirophora) sp. Conrad 1863 venus clam
Dosinia (Dosinia) sp. Scopoli 1777 venus clam
Lamelliconcha sp. Dall 1902 venus clam
Transennella sp. Dall 1884 venus clam
Clementia (Clementia) sp. Gray 1842 venus clam
Cyclinella sp. Dall 1902 venus clam
 Cardiida - Solecurtidae
Solecurtus sp. Blainville 1824 clam
 Cardiida - Semelidae
Semele sp. Schumacher 1817 clam
Ervilia sp. Turton 1822 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Trachycardium sp. Mörch 1853 cockle
Trachycardium (Mexicardia) sp. Stewart 1930 cockle
Laevicardium sp. Swainson 1840 cockle
Trigoniocardia sp. Dall 1900 cockle
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Parvilucina sp. Dall 1901 clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Saccella sp. Woodring 1925 pointed nut clam
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Oliva (Oliva) sp. Bruguière 1789 olive snail
Olivella (Niteoliva) sp. Olsson 1956 olive snail
 Neogastropoda -
"Ancilla (Eburna) sp." = Eburna
"Ancilla (Eburna) sp." = Eburna Lamarck 1801 snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
Strombina (Strombina) ochyra Woodring 1964 snail
Sincola sp. Olsson and Harbison 1953 snail
"Costoanachis sp." = Anachis (Costoanachis) Sacco 1890 snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Cymatophos sp. Pilsbry and Olsson 1941 true whelk
Metula sp. Adams and Adams 1853 true whelk
Solenosteira sp. Dall 1890 true whelk
Antillophos (Antillophos) sp. Woodring 1928 true whelk
Cantharus sp. Röding 1798 true whelk
Metaphos sp. Olsson 1964 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Nassarius (Nassarius) sp. Duméril 1806 snail
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Melongena sp. Schumacher 1817 snail
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Fasciolaria sp. Lamarck 1799 tulip snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
"Cancellaria (Euclia) sp." = Euclia Adams and Adams 1854 snail
Cancellaria (Cancellaria) sp. Lamarck 1799 snail
Massyla cumingiana Petit de la Saussaye 1844 snail
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Prunum sp. Swainson 1840 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Voluta sp. Linnaeaus 1758 volute
 Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae
Turbinella sp. Lamarck 1799 snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Chicoreus (Chicoreus) sp. Montfort 1810 murex snail
Haustellum sp. Schumacher 1817 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Mangeliidae
Dolostoma sp. Woodring 1970 snail
Ithycythara sp. Woodring 1928 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Miraclathurella sp. Woodring 1928 turrid
Polystira sp. Woodring 1928 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Horaiclavidae
Thelecythara sp. Woodring 1928 snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus sp. Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Strioterebrum sp. Sacco 1891 auger snail
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
Strombus (Strombus) sp. Linnaeus 1758 conch
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Natica (Natica) sp., "Natica (Naticarius) sp." = Naticarius, Polinices sp.
Natica (Natica) sp. Scopoli 1777 moon snail
"Natica (Naticarius) sp." = Naticarius Dumeril 1806 moon snail
Polinices sp. Monfort 1810 moon snail
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Crucibulum (Dispotaea) sp. Say 1824 slipper shell
Calyptraea sp. Lamarck 1799 slipper shell
Crepidula (Crepidula) sp. Lamack 1799 slipper shell
 Tonnoidea - Tonnidae
Malea ringens Swainson 1822 tun shell
 Tonnoidea - Bursidae
Bursa rugosa Sowerby 1835 frog shell
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
 Rissooidea - Vitrinellidae
Circulus sp. Jeffreys 1842 snail
 Truncatelloidea - Tornidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
Springvaleia sp. Rutsch 1934 turret shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Bittium sp. Gray 1847 cerith snail
Alabina sp. Dall 1902 cerith snail
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Neritina sp. Lamarck 1816 snail
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
"Pyrgiscus sp." = Turbonilla (Pyrgiscus) Philippi 1841 snail
Callolongchaeus sp. Dall 1903 snail
 Turbinoidea - Phasianellidae
Tricolia sp. Risso 1826 snail
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Paradentalium sp. Cotton and Godfrey 1933 tusk shell
Tesseracme sp. Pilsbry 1898 tusk shell
Dentalium sp. Linnaeus 1758 tusk shell
 Gadilida - Gadilidae
Polyschides sp. Pilsbry 1898 tusk shell