NMB Loc. 18225 - La Bomba [Rio Banano Fm] (Pliocene of Costa Rica)

Where: Costa Rica (9.9° N, 83.1° W: paleocoordinates 9.8° N, 82.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Rio Banano Formation, Piacenzian (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From the Rio Banano Formation, for which lithsotratigraphic relations are not discussed. AGE: direct date extrapolated from Bybell (1999) and Collins et al. (1999). 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

Collected by Hunter; reposited in the NMB

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: Vernon Hunter (Robertson Research Ltd.). REPOSITORY: Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, Switzerland (NMB).

Primary reference: J. Gibson-Smith and W. Gibson-Smith. 2012. Unpublished notes on Caribbean collection of Jack and Winifred Gibson-Smith, Naturhistorisches Museum Basel. [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 132644: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 23.08.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• NOMENCLATURE: Unpublished data, but with species-resolution identifications, and modern nomenclature. COVERAGE: Limited to taxa described in text.
 Arcida - Arcidae
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Tucetona pectinata Gmelin 1791 clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Arcinella arcinella Linnaeus 1767 jewel box
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Lirophora paphia Linnaeus 1767 venus clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Trachycardium (Phlogocardia) stiriatum Brown and Pilsbry 1911 cockle
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
"Oliva (Oliva) sayana" = Oliva (Ispidula) sayana
"Oliva (Oliva) sayana" = Oliva (Ispidula) sayana Ravenel 1834 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Fusinus sp. Rafinesque 1815 snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
"Cancellaria (Cancellaria) cf. dariena" = Bivetiella dariena
"Cancellaria (Cancellaria) cf. dariena" = Bivetiella dariena Toula 1908 snail
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
Subcancilla cf. longa Gabb 1873 mitre shell
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Voluta alfaroi Dall 1912 volute
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
Hindsiclava consors Sowerby 1850 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Polystira sp. Woodring 1928 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus sp. Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
Conus molis Brown and Pilsbry 1911 cone shell
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
"Strombus (Strombus) pugiloides" = Strombus proximus
"Strombus (Strombus) pugiloides" = Strombus proximus Sowerby 1850 conch
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
Serpulorbis papulosus Guppy 1866 worm shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella (Torcula) altilira Conrad 1857 turret shell
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
Architectonica nobilis Röding 1798 sundial