PPP# 2164 - Isla Payardi [lower Gatun Fm] (Miocene of Panama)

Also known as NMB Loc. 18663

Where: Panama (9.4° N, 79.8° W: paleocoordinates 9.1° N, 78.5° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: lower Gatun Member (Gatun Formation), Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• LITHOSRATIGRAPHY: From the Gatun Formation, for which lithostratigraphic relationships are not discussed. AGE: Late Miocene in text. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From middle member in text; lower part of the Gatun Fm according to enterer.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified, fine-grained, silty sandstone

• No specific environmental data presented.
• LITHOLOGY: Soft, silty fine-grained sandstone. LITHIFICATION: Poorly lithified, on the basis of observed specimens.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: original aragonite

Collected in 1992; reposited in the NMB

Collection methods: bulk, surface (float), surface (in situ),


Primary reference: O. Aguilera and D. R. de Aguilera. 1999. Bathymetric distribution of Miocene to Pleistocene Caribbean teleostean fishes from the coast of Panama and Costa Rica. Bulletins of American Paleontology 357:251-269 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 145522: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 05.06.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for molluscs and fish. NOMENCLATURE: Not an authoritative publication, but with modern nomenclature. Subgenus-resolution identifications.
 Arcida - Arcidae
Anadara (Rasia) dariensis Brown and Pilsbry 1911 ark
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Leopecten gatunensis Toula 1909 scallop
Leptopecten sp. Verrill 1897 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Hyotissa sp. Stenzel 1971 oyster
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Caryocorbula sp. Gardner 1926 clam
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama sp. Linnaeus 1758 jewel box
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Lirophora (Panchione) mactropsis Conrad 1855 venus clam
Lamelliconcha sp. Dall 1902 venus clam
Gouldia sp. Adams 1847 venus clam
 Cardiida - Semelidae
Ervilia sp. Turton 1822 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Trachycardium (Dallocardia) sp." = Dallocardia
"Trachycardium (Dallocardia) sp." = Dallocardia Stewart 1930 cockle
 Poromyida - Cuspidariidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucinisca sp. Dall 1901 clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Saccella sp. Woodring 1925 pointed nut clam
Adrana sp. Adams and Adams 1858 pointed nut clam
 Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae
Epitonium (Epitonium) sp. Röding 1798 wentletrap
 Cephalaspidea - Retusidae
Sulcoretusa sp. Burch 1945 snail
 Cephalaspidea - Cylichnidae
Cylichnella sp. Gabb 1873 snail
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
"Oliva (Oliva) gatunensis" = Oliva gatunensis, Olivella (Niteoliva) terryi
"Oliva (Oliva) gatunensis" = Oliva gatunensis Toula 1908 olive snail
Olivella (Niteoliva) terryi Olsson 1956 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Strombinophos sp. Pilsbry and Olsson 1941 true whelk
Solenosteira sp. Dall 1890 true whelk
Antillophos (Antillophos) sp. Woodring 1928 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Calophos sp. Woodring 1964 snail
Nassarius (Nanarius) sp. Woodring 1964 snail
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Fasciolaria sp. Lamarck 1799 tulip snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
"Cancellaria (Euclia) codazzii" = Euclia codazzii, Bivetiella dariena
"Cancellaria (Euclia) codazzii" = Euclia codazzii Anderson 1929 snail
Bivetiella dariena Toula 1908 snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Poirieria (Panamurex) sp. Woodring 1959 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Mangeliidae
Dolostoma sp. Woodring 1970 snail
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
Clathrodrillia sp. Dall 1918 snail
Hindsiclava consors Sowerby 1850 snail
Agladrillia (Agladrillia) sp. Woodring 1928 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Miraclathurella sp. Woodring 1928 turrid
Carinodrillia sp. Dall 1919 turrid
Polystira sp. Woodring 1928 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus "sp. 1" Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
Conus "sp. 2" Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
Conus "sp. 3" Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Strioterebrum sp. Sacco 1891 auger snail
Terebra (Panaterebra) sp. Olsson 1967 auger snail
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
Strombus (Strombus) sp. Linnaeus 1758 conch
 Vanikoroidea - Eulimidae
Niso sp. Risso 1826 snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Naticidae indet. Guilding 1834 moon snail
Stigmaulax guppiana Toula 1909 moon snail
Polinices stanislasmeunieri Maury 1917 moon snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
Muracypraea henekeni Sowerby 1850 cowry
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Calyptraea sp. Lamarck 1799 slipper shell
 Tonnoidea - Personidae
Distorsio decussata Valenciennes 1832 snail
 Tonnoidea - Bursidae
Bursa rugosa Sowerby 1835 frog shell
 Rissooidea - Vitrinellidae
Anticlimax (Subclimax) sp. Pilsbry and McGinty 1946 snail
 Truncatelloidea - Caecidae
Caecum sp. Fleming 1813 snail
 Truncatelloidea - Tornidae
Teinostoma (Aepystoma) sp. Woodring 1957 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
"Turritella altilira" = Turritella (Bactrospira) altilira
"Turritella altilira" = Turritella (Bactrospira) altilira Conrad 1857 turret shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Alabina sp. Dall 1902 cerith snail
 Heterostropha - Acteonidae
Acteon sp. Montfort 1810 snail
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
"Pyrgiscus "sp. 1"" = Turbonilla (Pyrgiscus), "Pyrgiscus "sp. 2"" = Turbonilla (Pyrgiscus), Callolongchaeus sp.
"Pyrgiscus "sp. 1"" = Turbonilla (Pyrgiscus) Philippi 1841 snail
"Pyrgiscus "sp. 2"" = Turbonilla (Pyrgiscus) Philippi 1841 snail
Callolongchaeus sp. Dall 1903 snail
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
Architectonica sp. Röding 1798 sundial
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Tesseracme sp. Pilsbry 1898 tusk shell
 Gadilida - Gadilidae
 Ophidiiformes - Ophidiidae
 Perciformes - Pomadasyidae
Pomadasys sp. Lacépède 1802 perch-like fish
 Acanthomorphata - Haemulidae
Haemulon sp. Cuvier 1829
 Acanthomorphata - Lutjanidae
 Acanthomorphata - Sciaenidae
Umbrina sp. Cuvier 1817
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Diaphus sp. Eigenmann 1890 lanternfish
Upeneus sp. Cuvier 1829