NMB Loc. 16835 - Río Cano [Cercado Fm] (Miocene of Dominican Republic)

Where: Dominican Republic (19.5° N, 71.3° W: paleocoordinates 19.5° N, 70.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cercado Formation, Messinian (7.2 - 5.3 Ma)

• AGE: direct date from Cheetham et al. (1999). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: unit C3 (225-280 m); late Miocene according to Jung (1994, p. 259).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified sandstone and lithified limestone

• moderate to deep water depth 10-30 m
• soft bottom communities of reef-associated grass flats

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 94099: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 09.02.2010, edited by Austin Hendy and Mihaela Krause

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Pachycrommium sp.6 Woodring 1928 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
Stigmaulax sp.6 Morch 1852 moon snail
Natica sp.6 Scopoli 1777 moon snail
Polinices sp.6 Monfort 1810 moon snail
Sinum sp.6 Röding 1798 moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Vermetidae
Petaloconchus domingensis6 Sowerby 1849 worm shell
Petaloconchus laddfranklinae6 Maury 1917 worm shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Triphoridae
Triphoridae indet.6 Gray 1847 snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Murex (Haustellum) adelosus" = Siratus adelosus11, "Chicoreus (Chicoreus) cornurectus" = Chicoreus (Triplex) cornurectus11
"Murex (Haustellum) adelosus" = Siratus adelosus11 Vokes 1989 murex snail
"Chicoreus (Chicoreus) cornurectus" = Chicoreus (Triplex) cornurectus11 Guppy 1876 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
"Prunum maoense" = Marginella maoensis9
"Prunum maoense" = Marginella maoensis9 Maury 1917 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Terebridae indet.6 Mörch 1852 auger snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Cantharus sp.6 Röding 1798 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Pugilina sp.6 Schumacher 1817 snail
Melongena sp.6 Schumacher 1817 snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Aphera islacolonis8 Maury 1917 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cypraeidae
Cypraeidae indet.6 Rafinesque 1815 cowry
Erosaria spurca6 Linnaeus 1758 cowry
Muracypraea henekeni6 Sowerby 1850 cowry
Bistolida sp.6 Cossmann 1920 cowry
 Sorbeoconcha - Cassidae
Cassis sulcifera1 Sowerby 1850 snail
Semicassis reclusa1 Guppy 1873 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Ranellidae
Cymatium praefemorale1 Maury 1917 triton shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Tonnidae
Malea elliptica1 Pilsbry and Johnston 1917 tun shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Strombidae
Strombus proximus4 Sowerby 1850 conch
Lobatus haitensis4 Sowerby 1850 true conch
 Cerithioidea - Cerithiidae
Cerithiidae indet.6 Fleming 1822 cerith snail
"Ochetoclava terpna" = Rhinoclavis (Ochetoclava)6 cerith snail
 Thecosomata - Limacinidae
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Neritina figulopicta3 Maury 1917 snail
Smaragdia viridis3 Linnaeus 1758 snail
  - Juliidae
Julia sp.6 Gould 1862 snail
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Laevicardium venustulum10 Gabb 1873 cockle
"Laevicardium laevigatum" = Laevicardium serratum10 Linnaeus 1758 cockle
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucinidae indet.6 Fleming 1828 clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatellidae indet.6 Férussac 1822 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Argopecten eccentricus12 Gabb 1873 calico scallop
Euvola soror12 Gabb 1873 scallop
Antillipecten quemadosensis n. sp.12 Waller 2011 scallop
Lindapecten plurinominis12 Pilsbry and Johnson 1917 scallop
Amusium papyraceum12 Gabb 1873 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Limidae indet.6 Rafinesque 1815 file clam
 Scleractinia - Mussidae
Manicina geisteri2 Budd and Johnson 1999 stony coral
Manicina grandis2 Duncan 1864 stony coral