Hodson Loc. 150A (Miocene of Venezuela)

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (11.3° N, 69.4° W: paleocoordinates 11.0° N, 67.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• 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, Lindapecten buchivaconis, and Leptopecten gilbertharrisi; 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 135504: 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 - Arcidae
"Arca (Scapharca) berjadinensis" = Anadara (Cunearca) berjadinensis
"Arca (Scapharca) berjadinensis" = Anadara (Cunearca) berjadinensis Hodson et al. 1927 ark
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris canalis" = Tucetona pectinata canalis
"Glycymeris canalis" = Tucetona pectinata canalis Brown and Pilsbry 1911 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten soror" = Euvola soror, "Pecten (Chlamys) buchivacoanus" = Lindapecten buchivacoanus, "Pecten circularis" = Argopecten ventricosus, "Pecten (Plagioctenium) gilbertharrisi" = Argopecten gilbertharrisi
"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 circularis" = Argopecten ventricosus Sowerby 1842 calico scallop
SUBSPECIES: Pecten circularis venezuelanus
"Pecten (Plagioctenium) gilbertharrisi" = Argopecten gilbertharrisi Hodson and Hodson 1927 calico scallop
SUBSPECIES: Pecten (Plagioctenium) gilbertharrisi democracianus
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
"Crassatellites trinitarius" = Eucrassatella (Hybolophus) trinitaria
"Crassatellites trinitarius" = Eucrassatella (Hybolophus) trinitaria Maury 1925 clam
SUBSPECIES: Crassatellites trinitarius venezuelanus
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia zuliana" = Cyclocardia zuliana
"Venericardia zuliana" = Cyclocardia zuliana Hodson 1929 clam
SUBSPECIES: Venericardia zuliana maracaibensis
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Clementia dariena" = Clementia (Clementia) dariena
"Clementia dariena" = Clementia (Clementia) dariena Conrad 1855 venus clam
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
"Architectonica granulata" = Architectonica nobilis
"Architectonica granulata" = Architectonica nobilis Röding 1798 sundial