Orange Park [Browns Town Lmst, Moneague Fm] (Oligocene of Jamaica)

Where: Jamaica (18.3° N, 77.1° W: paleocoordinates 17.2° N, 76.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Brown's Town Limestone Member (Moneague Formation), Early/Lower Oligocene (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Brown's Town Limestone, for which lithostratigraphic relations are not discussed. AGE: Oligocene. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within formation. LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: Originally assigned to the Brown's Town Limestone. Replaced by Moneague Formation in Stevens (2004).

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

• ENVIRONMENT: Carbonate.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Limestone. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, assumed on the basis of facies description.

Size class: macrofossils

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

• COLLECTORS: Multiple collectors. REPOSITORY: Various repositories, including NHM, Basel and the

Primary reference: P. Jung. 1972. Mollusks from the White Limestone Group of Jamaica. Memorias de la VI Conferencia Geologica del Caribe - Margarita, Venezuela 465-468 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 111547: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 25.06.2011

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Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for gastropods and bivalves. NOMENCLATURE: Not and authoritative publication, with somewhat antiquated nomenclature and few species-resolution identifications.
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Pholadida - Teredinidae
Kuphus aff. polythalamia Linnaeus 1767 clam
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama sp. Linnaeus 1758 jewel box
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Cardium sp. Linnaeus 1758 cockle
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Codakia sp. Scopoli 1777 clam
Pseudomiltha sp. Fischer 1887 clam
 Cephalaspidea - Cylichnidae
Scaphander sp. Monfort 1810 snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus sp. Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
 Stromboidea - Thersiteidae
Orthaulax sp. Gabb 1872 snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Neverita sp. Risso 1826 moon snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
Cypraea sp. Linnaeus 1758 cowry
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell