NMB Loc. 17514 - Punta Gorda [Mare Fm] (Pliocene of Venezuela)

Where: Venezuela (10.6° N, 64.1° W: paleocoordinates 10.6° N, 63.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Mare Formation, Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From the Mare Formation, for which lithsotratigraphic relations are not discussed. AGE: middle-late Pliocene; stated to be included in the Globorotalia tosaensis Zone (Rögl, pers. comm., 1986; Boli & Saunders, 1985). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siliciclastic sediments

• No paleoenvironmental data provided.
• LITHIFICATION: Unknown. LITHOLOGY: No lithologic data provided, but assumed to be siliciclastic.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the NMB

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: Unknown. REPOSITORY: Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, Switzerland (NMB).

Primary reference: P. Jung. 1989. Revision of the Strombina-group (Gastropoda; Columbellidae), fossil and living. Schweierische Paläontologische Abhandlungen 111:1-298 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 131218: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 21.07.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for mollusca. NOMENCLATURE: Unpublished data, but with species-resolution identifications, and modern nomenclature. COVERAGE: Limited to taxa described in text.
unclassified
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Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Acar domingensis Lamarck 1819 miniature ark
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pectinidae indet. Wilkes 1810 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Lima (Lima) sp. Bruguiére 1796 file clam
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostreidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Carditida - Carditidae
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Caryocorbula cf. lavalleana, "Varicorbula puntagordensis" = Corbula (Varicorbula)
"Varicorbula puntagordensis" = Corbula (Varicorbula) clam
 Cardiida - Gastrochaenidae
 Cardiida - Montacutidae
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama cf. congregata Conrad 1833 jewel box
 Cardiida - Ungulinidae
"Phlyctiderma soror" = Diplodonta soror
"Phlyctiderma soror" = Diplodonta soror Adams 1852 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Lirophora cf. paphia Linnaeus 1767 venus clam
Gouldia cerina Adams 1845 venus clam
Transennella caboblanquensis Weisbord 1964 venus clam
"Macrocallista (Megapitaria) maculata" = Macrocallista maculata Linnaeus 1758 venus clam
 Cardiida - Donacidae
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellinidae indet. Blainville 1814 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Semelidae
Abra lioica Dall 1886 abra
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Trachycardium (Dallocardia) muricatum" = Trachycardium muricatum Linnaeus 1758 cockle
Americardia guppyi Thiele 1910 cockle
Americardia media Linnaeaus 1758 cockle
"Trigoniocardia (Trigoniocardia) caboblanquensis" = Trigoniocardia (Apiocardia) antillarum d'Orbigny 1853 cockle
Papyridea aff. semisulcata Gray 1825 cockle
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
"Hiatella arctica" = Hiatella (Hiatella) arctica
"Hiatella arctica" = Hiatella (Hiatella) arctica Linnaeus 1767 clam
 Thraciida - Thraciidae
"Cyathodonta aff. magnifica" = Thracia (Cyathodonta)
"Cyathodonta aff. magnifica" = Thracia (Cyathodonta) clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Pholadomya cf. candida Sowerby 1823 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Bellucina katherinepalmerae" = Cardiolucina
"Bellucina katherinepalmerae" = Cardiolucina clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nuculidae indet. Gray 1824 nut clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculanidae indet. Adams and Adams 1858 pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae
Epitonium sp. Bolten 1798 wentletrap
Epitonium (Asperiscala) cf. candeanum d'Orbigny 1842 wentletrap
Scalina (Scalina) sp. Conrad 1865 wentletrap
 Cephalaspidea - Retusidae
"Cylichnina cf. sulcata" = Retusa (Cylichnina) snail
 Cephalaspidea - Cylichnidae
Acteocina candei d'Orbigny 1841 barrel-bubble
 Triphoroidea - Triphoridae
"Triphora cf. decorata" = Triphora (Cosmotriphora) decorata
"Triphora cf. decorata" = Triphora (Cosmotriphora) decorata Adams 1850 snail
 Triphoroidea - Cerithiopsidae
Cerithiopsis sp. Hanley 1849 snail
"Cerithiopsis cf. greeni" = Cerithiopsis greenii Adams 1839 snail
Cerithiopsis cf. emersoni Adams 1839 snail
"Seila adamsi" = Seila adamsii Lea 1845 snail
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
"Oliva (Oliva) reticularis" = Oliva reticularis, Olivella sp.
"Oliva (Oliva) reticularis" = Oliva reticularis Lamarck 1811 olive snail
Olivella sp. Swainson 1831 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Nassarius sp. Duméril 1806 snail
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Latirus sp. Monfort 1810 snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Agatrix epomis Woodring 1928 nutmeg
 Neogastropoda - Cystiscidae
Persicula sp. Schumacher 1817 snail
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Dentimargo sp. Cossmann 1899 margin shell
Prunum circumvittatum Weisbord 1962 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
 Neogastropoda - Raphitomidae
 Neogastropoda - Borsoniidae
Microdrillia cf. trina Mansfield 1925 snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus cf. spurius Gmelin 1791 cone shell
Conus cf. talis Jung 1965 cone shell
Conus jaspideus Gmelin 1791 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Terebridae indet. Mörch 1852 auger snail
 Vanikoroidea - Vanikoridae
 Vanikoroidea - Eulimidae
 Velutinoidea - Triviidae
Trivia sp. Broderip 1837 snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
Cypraeidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 cowry
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
"Crepidula aculeata" = Bostrycapulus aculeatus
"Crepidula aculeata" = Bostrycapulus aculeatus Gmelin 1791 slipper shell
 Tonnoidea - Bursidae
Marsupina bufo Bruguiére 1792 frog shell
 Rissooidea - Rissoidae
Rissoina (Phosinella) sp. Mörch 1876 snail
"Schwartziella cf. maiquetiana" = Rissoina (Schwartziella) snail
"Schwartziella venezuelana" = Rissoina (Schwartziella) snail
 Rissooidea - Vitrinellidae
 Truncatelloidea - Caecidae
Caecum marense, "Brochina aff. vestita" = Caecum (Brochina), "Elephantanellum imbricatum" = Caecum imbricatum, Fartulum tomaculum, Elephantanellum puntagordanum
"Brochina aff. vestita" = Caecum (Brochina) snail
"Elephantanellum imbricatum" = Caecum imbricatum Carpenter 1858 snail
 Truncatelloidea - Tornidae
Teinostoma sp. Adams and Adams 1853 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Litiopidae
Alaba incerta d'Orbigny 1842 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Diastomatidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Vermicularia trilineata Guppy 1864 turret shell
Turritella (Broderiptella) variegata Linnaeus 1758 turret shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Modulidae
Modulus modulus Linnaeus 1758 snail
Modulus carchedonius Lamarck 1822 snail
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
 Pyramidelloidea - Amathinidae
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
Architectonica sp. Röding 1798 sundial
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
 Fissurelloidea - Fissurellidae
Lucapinella cf. limatula Reeve 1850 snail
Fissurella sp. Bruguière 1789 snail
Diodora meta Ihering 1927 snail
Diodora cayenensis Lamarck 1822 snail
Diodora cf. listeri d'Orbigny 1842 snail
Puncturella sp. Lowe 1827 puncturella
 Angarioidea - Areneidae
"Arene (Marevalvata) laguairana" = Marevalvata
"Arene (Marevalvata) laguairana" = Marevalvata snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Calliostoma sp. Swainson 1840 top snail
 Trochoidea - Tegulidae
"Tegula (Agathistoma) phalera" = Agathistoma
"Tegula (Agathistoma) phalera" = Agathistoma snail