Hodson Loc. 154 (Miocene to of Venezuela)

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (11.3° N, 69.4° W: paleocoordinates 10.9° N, 67.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Langhian to Langhian (16.0 - 7.2 Ma)

• AGE: Miocene in original text; Langhian-Tortonian, based on the presence of Lindapecten buchivacoanus; 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 135502: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 27.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to characteristic mollusca. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, but with antiquated nomenclature, and species-resolution identifications.
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris canalis" = Tucetona pectinata canalis Brown and Pilsbry 1911 clam
Glycymeris tumefacta clam
SUBSPECIES: Glycymeris tumefacta lavelensis
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten (Chlamys) buchivacoanus" = Lindapecten buchivacoanus, "Pecten circularis" = Argopecten ventricosus
"Pecten (Chlamys) buchivacoanus" = Lindapecten buchivacoanus Hodson et al. 1927 scallop
INCLUDES: Pecten (Chlamys) buchivacoanus maracaibensis
"Pecten circularis" = Argopecten ventricosus Sowerby 1842 calico scallop
SUBSPECIES: Pecten circularis venezuelanus
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea democraciana Hodson et al. 1927 oyster
SUBSPECIES: Ostrea democraciana cujiensis
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Chione (Lirophora) buenavistana" = Lirophora (Panchione) buenavistana Hodson 1927 venus clam
Dosinia (Dosinidia) elegans Conrad 1838 venus clam
Macrocallista maculata Linnaeus 1758 venus clam
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Polinices subclausa" = Polinices hepaticus
"Polinices subclausa" = Polinices hepaticus Röding 1798 moon snail
SUBSPECIES: Polinices subclausa lavelana
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
Petaloconchus sculpturatus Lea 1846 worm shell
SUBSPECIES: Petaloconchus sculpturatus domingensis
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
"Architectonica granulata" = Architectonica nobilis
"Architectonica granulata" = Architectonica nobilis Röding 1798 sundial