Hodson Loc. 81 (Miocene of Venezuela)

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (10.8° N, 70.2° W: paleocoordinates 10.5° N, 68.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• AGE: Miocene in original text; Tortonian, based on the combined presence of Euvola urumaconis and Lindapecten buchivaconis; following Waller (2011).

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the PRI

• COLLECTOR: Hodson, F. and others, Standard Oil Company of Venezuela. REPOSITORY: PRI (Ithaca, NY).

Primary reference: F. Hodson, H. K. Hodson, and G. D. Harris. 1927. Some Venezualan and Caribbean Mollusks. Bulletins of America Paleontology 13(49):1-160 [A. Miller/A. Miller/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135499: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 27.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Crassatellite trinitarius
SUBSPECIES: Crassatellite trinitarius venezuelanus
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris canalis" = Tucetona pectinata canalis
"Glycymeris canalis" = Tucetona pectinata canalis Brown and Pilsbry 1911 clam
INCLUDES: Glycymeris canalis democraciana
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten soror" = Euvola soror, "Pecten (Chlamys) buchivacoanus" = Lindapecten buchivacoanus, "Pecten (Amusium) luna" = Amusium toulae, "Pecten circularis" = Argopecten ventricosus
"Pecten soror" = Euvola soror Gabb 1873 scallop
SUBSPECIES: Pecten soror urumaconis
"Pecten (Chlamys) buchivacoanus" = Lindapecten buchivacoanus Hodson et al. 1927 scallop
SUBSPECIES: Pecten (Chlamys) buchivacoanus maracaibensis
"Pecten (Amusium) luna" = Amusium toulae Brown and Pilsbry 1911 scallop
"Pecten circularis" = Argopecten ventricosus Sowerby 1842 calico scallop
SUBSPECIES: Pecten circularis venezuelanus & Pecten circularis cornellanus
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula densata Conrad 1843 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Ostrea virginica" = Crassostrea virginica Gmelin 1791 oyster
SUBSPECIES: Ostrea virginica falconensis
Ostrea democraciana Hodson et al. 1927 oyster
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama berjadinensis Hodson 1927 jewel box
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Dosinia (Dosinidia) elegans Conrad 1838 venus clam
 Naticoidea - Naticidae