Port Limon (Pliocene of Costa Rica)

Where: Costa Rica (10.0° N, 83.0° W: paleocoordinates 9.9° N, 82.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: Unknown. AGE: Pliocene, on the basis of faunal correlations. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: 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 PRI

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: Olsson, A. REPOSITORY: PRI.

Primary reference: A. A. Olsson. 1922. The Miocene of Northern Costa Rica. Bulletins of American Paleontology 9(39):1-309 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 134667: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 12.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with species-resolution identifications, and antiquated nomenclature. COVERAGE: Exhaustive for molluscs.
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Arca occidentalis" = Byssoarca zebra, "Arca cf. candida" = Barbatia (Cucullaearca) candida, "Arca (Barbatia) mauryae n. sp." = Barbatia mauryae
"Arca occidentalis" = Byssoarca zebra Swainson 1833 ark
"Arca cf. candida" = Barbatia (Cucullaearca) candida Helbling 1779 clam
"Arca (Barbatia) mauryae n. sp." = Barbatia mauryae Olsson 1922 clam
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris decussatus" = Glycymeris decussata
"Glycymeris decussatus" = Glycymeris decussata Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Pectinida - Propeamussiidae
"Pecten aotus" = Cyclopecten nanus
"Pecten aotus" = Cyclopecten nanus Verrill and Bush 1897 mud scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Spondylus gumanomocon Brown and Pilsbry 1913 scallop
Pecten coralliphila n. sp. Olsson 1922 scallop
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia (Pleuromeris) conradiana" = Pleuromeris conradiana
"Venericardia (Pleuromeris) conradiana" = Pleuromeris conradiana Gabb 1881 clam
SUBSPECIES Venericardia (Pleuromeris) conradiana limonensis
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
"Corbula dietziana" = Caryocorbula dietziana
"Corbula dietziana" = Caryocorbula dietziana Adams 1852 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Antigona rugosa" = Globivenus rigida, "Antigona blandiana" = Ventricolaria blandiana, "Antigona harrisiana n. sp." = Ventricolaria harrisiana, "Pitaria guppyana" = Lamelliconcha guppyana, "Gafrarium limonensis" = Gouldia insularis
"Antigona rugosa" = Globivenus rigida Dillwyn 1817 venus clam
"Antigona blandiana" = Ventricolaria blandiana Guppy 1873 venus clam
"Antigona harrisiana n. sp." = Ventricolaria harrisiana Olsson 1922 venus clam
"Pitaria guppyana" = Lamelliconcha guppyana Gabb 1881 venus clam
"Gafrarium limonensis" = Gouldia insularis Dall and Simpson 1901 venus clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Cardium (Fragum) medium" = Americardia media, "Cardium (Papyridea) spinosum" = Papyridea soleniformis
"Cardium (Fragum) medium" = Americardia media Linnaeaus 1758 cockle
"Cardium (Papyridea) spinosum" = Papyridea soleniformis Bruguière 1787 cockle
SUBSPECIES: Cardium (Papyridea) spinosum turtoni
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Phacoides radians" = Callucina keenae, "Myrtaea limoniana" = Myrtaea (Myrtaea) limoniana
"Phacoides radians" = Callucina keenae Chavan 1971 clam
SUBSPECIES: Phacoides radians medioamericanus
"Myrtaea limoniana" = Myrtaea (Myrtaea) limoniana Dall 1903 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula orbicella n. sp. Olsson 1922 nut clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
"Leda dalliana n. sp." = Adrana dalliana
"Leda dalliana n. sp." = Adrana dalliana Olsson 1922 pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
"Olivella limonensis n. sp." = Olivella (Macgintiella) limonensis
"Olivella limonensis n. sp." = Olivella (Macgintiella) limonensis Olsson 1922 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Metula harrisi, "Peristernia tortugera n. sp." = Hesperisternia tortugera, "Phos elegans" = Antillophos elegans
Metula harrisi Olsson 1922 true whelk
SUBSPECIES: Metula harrisi limonensis
"Peristernia tortugera n. sp." = Hesperisternia tortugera Olsson 1922 true whelk
"Phos elegans" = Antillophos elegans Guppy 1866 true whelk
SUBSPECIES: Phos elegans limonensis
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Alectrion losquemadica Maury 1917 snail
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Latirus irazu n. sp. Olsson 1922 snail
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
"Mitra swainsoni" = Fusimitra swainsoni, Mitra poas n. sp., Mitra almagrensis
"Mitra swainsoni" = Fusimitra swainsoni Broderip 1836 mitre shell
SUBSPECIES: Mitra swainsoni limonensis
Mitra poas n. sp. Olsson 1922 mitre shell
Mitra almagrensis Toula 1911 mitre shell
SUBSPECIES: Mitra almagrensis coralliophila
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
"Marginella avena" = Volvarina avena
"Marginella avena" = Volvarina avena Kiener 1834 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Voluta alfaroi Dall 1912 volute
 Neogastropoda - Mangeliidae
Cytharella limata n. sp. Olsson 1922 snail
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
"Drillia venusta" = Clathrodrillia venusta Sowerby 1850 snail
"Drillia consors" = Hindsiclava consors Sowerby 1850 snail
Drillia limonensis n. sp. Olsson 1922 snail
Drillia citria Olsson 1922 snail
Drillia limonica n. sp. Olsson 1922 snail
Drillia limonetta n. sp. Olsson 1922 snail
Drillia aurantia n. sp. Olsson 1922 snail
Drillia cf. moensis Gabb 1881 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Scobinella morierei, "Turricula lavinoides" = Knefastia limonensis, "Glyphostoma moinica n. sp." = Lioglyphostoma moinica
Scobinella morierei Cossmann 1913 turrid
"Turricula lavinoides" = Knefastia limonensis Olsson 1922 turrid
SUBSPECIES: Turricula lavinoides limonensis
"Glyphostoma moinica n. sp." = Lioglyphostoma moinica Olsson 1922 turrid
 Neogastropoda -
"Glyphostoma dentifera" = Glyphostoma (Glyphostoma) dentiferum
"Glyphostoma dentifera" = Glyphostoma (Glyphostoma) dentiferum Gabb 1872 snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
"Conus stenostomus" = Conasprella stenostoma, "Conus planiliratus" = Conasprelloides planiliratus, "Conus proteus" = Conus spurius, Conus limonensis, Conus gracilissimus
"Conus stenostomus" = Conasprella stenostoma Sowerby 1850 cone shell
"Conus planiliratus" = Conasprelloides planiliratus Sowerby 1850 cone shell
"Conus proteus" = Conus spurius Gmelin 1791 cone shell
Conus limonensis Olsson 1922 cone shell
Conus gracilissimus Guppy 1866 cone shell
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
"Cypraea cf. dominicensis" = Luria dominicensis, "Cypraea parisimina n. sp." = Propustularia parisimina
"Cypraea cf. dominicensis" = Luria dominicensis Gabb 1873 cowry
"Cypraea parisimina n. sp." = Propustularia parisimina Olsson 1922 cowry
 Tonnoidea - Personidae
"Distortrix simillima" = Distorsio simillima
"Distortrix simillima" = Distorsio simillima Sowerby 1850 snail
 Rissooidea - Rissoidae
Crepitacella limonensis Olsson 1922 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Siliquariidae
Siliquaria modesta Dall 1881 snail
SUBSPECIES: Siliquaria modesta limonensis
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
"Turritella exoleta" = Turritella (Torcula) exoletus
"Turritella exoleta" = Turritella (Torcula) exoletus Linnaeus 1758 turret shell
SUBSPECIES: Turritella exoleta limonensis
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
"Astralium caelatum" = Lithopoma caelatum
"Astralium caelatum" = Lithopoma caelatum Gmelin 1791 snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Calliostoma castilla n. sp. Olsson 1922 top snail
Calliostoma limonensis n. sp. Olsson 1922 top snail