NMB Loc. 17562 - Cerros de Caiguire [Cumana Fm] (Pleistocene of Venezuela)

Also known as GS-5-CUM

Where: Venezuela (10.5° N, 64.2° W: paleocoordinates 10.4° N, 64.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cumana Formation, Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From the Cumana Formation, for which lithsotratigraphic relations are not discussed. AGE: Pleistocene; stated to be included in the Globorotalia truncatulinoides Zone (Bermudez & boil, 1969; Boli, 1970; Boli, 1972). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within section.

• formation-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 131268: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 22.07.2012

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Taxonomic list

• NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with species-resolution identifications, and modern nomenclature. COVERAGE: Limited to taxa described in text.
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Arca (Arca) zebra" = Byssoarca zebra, Lunarca ovalis, Anadara (Potiarca) cumanensis, "Anadara (Caloosarca) notabilis" = Anadara (Larkinia) notabilis
"Arca (Arca) zebra" = Byssoarca zebra Swainson 1833 ark
Lunarca ovalis Bruguiere 1789 ark
"Anadara (Caloosarca) notabilis" = Anadara (Larkinia) notabilis Röding 1798 ark
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbula sp. Bruguière 1789 clam
 Pholadida - Pholadidae
Pholas sp. Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Cardiida - Ungulinidae
Diplodonta sp. Bronn 1831 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Chione cancellata Linnaeus 1767 venus clam
Anomalocardia brasiliana Gmelin 1792 venus clam
Dosinis (Dosinia) concentrica Born 1778 venus clam
Lamelliconcha circinata Born 1778 venus clam
 Cardiida - Solecurtidae
Tagelus (Mesopleura) divisus Spengler 1794 clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Strigilla sp. Turton 1822 tellin clam
Merisca cristallina Spengler 1798 tellin clam
Eurytellina punicea Born 1778 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Trachycardium (Dallocardia) muricata" = Dallocardia, "Laevicardium laevigatum" = Laevicardium serratum
"Trachycardium (Dallocardia) muricata" = Dallocardia cockle
"Laevicardium laevigatum" = Laevicardium serratum Linnaeus 1758 cockle
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
"Oliva (Oliva) schepmani" = Oliva (Ispidula) tisiphona, Olivella sp.
"Oliva (Oliva) schepmani" = Oliva (Ispidula) tisiphona Duclos 1844 olive snail
Olivella sp. Swainson 1831 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Pallacera guadelupensis Petit 1852 snail
Nassarius sp. Duméril 1806 snail
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Melongena melongena Linnaeus 1758 snail
 Neogastropoda - Cystiscidae
"Persicula interruptolineata" = Persicula interruptalineata
"Persicula interruptolineata" = Persicula interruptalineata Megerle von Mühlfeld 1818 snail
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Prunum cf. prunum Gmelin 1791 margin shell
Prunum aff. circumvittata Weisbord 1962 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus jaspideus Gmelin 1791 cone shell
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
"Strombus (Strombus) pugilus" = Strombus pugilis
"Strombus (Strombus) pugilus" = Strombus pugilis Linnaeus 1758 conch
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Neritina cf. virginiea, "Nerita (Nerita) cf. fulgurans" = Nerita (Theliostyla) fulgurans
"Nerita (Nerita) cf. fulgurans" = Nerita (Theliostyla) fulgurans Gmelin 1791 snail
 Trochoidea - Tegulidae
"Tegula (Agathistoma) cf. viridula" = Agathistoma viridula
"Tegula (Agathistoma) cf. viridula" = Agathistoma viridula Gmelin 1791 snail
Eurytellina angulosa