NMB Loc. 16818 - Río Cano [Gurabo Fm] (Pliocene of Dominican Republic)

Also known as Reef 3902

Where: Dominican Republic (19.5° N, 71.3° W: paleocoordinates 19.5° N, 70.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Gurabo Formation, Zanclean (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

• AGE: direct date from Cheetham et al. (1999). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: unit C5 (330-375 m), sample 345 m.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

• deeper (20-30 m), more turbid reef habitats

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

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 93733: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 01.02.2010, edited by Austin Hendy

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Stephanocoenia duncani6 Foster 1987 stony coral
Stephanocoenia spongiformis6 Duncan 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
Montastrea endothecata2 Duncan 1863 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Goniopora hilli5 Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Goniopora imperatoris5 Vaughan 1919 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Mussidae
Colpophyllia natans3 Houttuyn 1772 stony coral
Manicina jungi3 Budd and Johnson 1999 stony coral
Manicina grandis3 Duncan 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
"Montastrea limbata" = Orbicella limbata2
"Montastrea limbata" = Orbicella limbata2 Duncan 1863 stony coral
 Pectinida - Limidae
Limidae indet.8 Rafinesque 1815 file clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Lindapecten plurinominis17 Pilsbry and Johnson 1917 scallop
Argopecten eccentricus17 Gabb 1873 calico scallop
Euvola soror17 Gabb 1873 scallop
Spondylus gumanomocon16 Brown and Pilsbry 1913 scallop
Spondylus bostrychites16 Guppy 1867 scallop
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatellidae indet.8 Férussac 1822 clam
 Poromyida - Verticordiidae
Trigonulina bowdenensis10 Dall 1903 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Trigoniocardia (Trigoniocardia) haitensis13 Sowerby 1850 cockle
SUBSPECIES: Trigoniocardia (Trigoniocardia) haitensis sambaica
Laevicardium vitellinum13 Reeve 1844 cockle
"Laevicardium laevigatum" = Laevicardium serratum13 Linnaeus 1758 cockle
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucinidae indet.8 Fleming 1828 clam
Anodontia sp.8 Link 1807 clam
Divaricella sp.8 Martens 1880 clam
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Smaragdia viridis4 Linnaeus 1758 snail
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Pachycrommium sp.8 Woodring 1928 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Strombidae
Lobatus dominator7 Pilsbry 1917 true conch
Strombus bifrons7 Sowerby 1850 conch
 Neogastropoda - Harpidae
Morum sp.8 Röding 1798 snail
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Lyria (Lyria) incomperta15 Hoerle and Vokes 1978 volute
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Prunum coniforme12 Sowerby 1850 margin shell
Prunum gibsonsmithorum12 Nehm 2001 margin shell
"Prunum maoense" = Marginella maoensis12 Maury 1917 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Dermomurex (Trialatella) pterynoides14, "Murex (Haustellum) messorius" = Vokesimurex messorius14, "Murex (Haustellum) adelosus n. sp." = Siratus adelosus14, "Chicoreus (Chicoreus) cornurectus" = Chicoreus (Triplex) cornurectus14
"Murex (Haustellum) messorius" = Vokesimurex messorius14 Sowerby 1841 murex snail
"Murex (Haustellum) adelosus n. sp." = Siratus adelosus14 Vokes 1989 murex snail
"Chicoreus (Chicoreus) cornurectus" = Chicoreus (Triplex) cornurectus14 Guppy 1876 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Aphera islacolonis11 Maury 1917 snail
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Terebridae indet.8 Mörch 1852 auger snail
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Fusinus henekeni8 Sowerby 1850 snail
"Latirus fusiformis" = Latirus (Polygona) fusiformis8 Gabb 1873 snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Melongena sp.8 Schumacher 1817 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cypraeidae
"Luria isabellae" = Luria isabella8, Macrocypraea zebra8, "Erronea raymondrobertsi" = Pseudozonaria raymondrobertsi8
"Luria isabellae" = Luria isabella8 Linnaeus 1758 Isabell cowry
Macrocypraea zebra8 Linnaeus 1758 cowry
"Erronea raymondrobertsi" = Pseudozonaria raymondrobertsi8 Pilsbry 1922 cowry
 Sorbeoconcha - Xenophoridae
Xenophora delecta8 Guppy 1876 carrier shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Personidae
Distorsio mcgintyi1 Emerson and Puffer 1953 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cassidae
Semicassis reclusa1 Guppy 1873 snail
Cassis sulcifera1 Sowerby 1850 snail
Cypraecassis testiculus1 Linnaeus 1758 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Ranellidae
Cymatium praefemorale1 Maury 1917 triton shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
Natica sp.8 Scopoli 1777 moon snail
Stigmaulax sp.8 Morch 1852 moon snail
Sigatica sp.8 Meyer and Aldrich 1886 moon snail
Polinices sp.8 Monfort 1810 moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Vermetidae
Petaloconchus domingensis8 Sowerby 1849 worm shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Triphoridae
Triphoridae indet.8 Gray 1847 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Hipponicidae
Hipponix sp.8 Defrance 1819 hoof shell
 Cerithioidea - Cerithiidae
Cerithiidae indet.8 Fleming 1822 cerith snail
Cerithium sp.8 Bruguière 1789 cerith snail
Cerithium obesum8 Guppy 1876 cerith snail
Cerithium microlineatum8 Gabb 1873 cerith snail
"Ochetoclava sp." = Rhinoclavis (Ochetoclava)8 Woodring 1928 cerith snail
 Cerithioidea - Turritellidae
Vermicularia woodringi8 Olsson and Harbison 1953 turret shell
 Neotaenioglossa - Calyptraeidae
Crucibulum (Crucibulum) sp.8 Schumacher 1817 slipper shell