CAS 1431, Catarina Landing (Cretaceous of Mexico)

Where: Baja California, Mexico (29.6° N, 115.2° W: paleocoordinates 35.1° N, 91.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Rosario Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the CAS

Primary reference: F. M. Anderson. 1958. Upper Cretaceous of the Pacific Coast. Geological Society of America Memoir 71:1-378 [A. Miller/A. Hendy/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 158099: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 14.07.2014, edited by Jonathan Marcot

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pecten sp.1 Müller 1776 scallop
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Aphrodina major" = Calva bowersiana1
"Aphrodina major" = Calva bowersiana1 Cooper 1894 venus clam
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Acila truncata1 divaricate nutclam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Volutoderma cf. magna1 Packard 1922 volute
 Ficoidea - Ficidae
Perissolax sp.1 Gabb 1861 fig shell
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Gyrodes conradiana1 Gabb 1864 moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella peninsularis1 Anderson and Hanna 1935 turret shell
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
"Oligoptycha obliqua" = Biplica obliqua1
"Oligoptycha obliqua" = Biplica obliqua1 Gabb 1864 snail
 Heterobranchia - Nerineidae
"Turritella parallela" = Nerinella parallela1
"Turritella parallela" = Nerinella parallela1 Anderson and Hanna 1935 snail
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Pachydiscidae
Parapachydiscus peninsularis n. sp. Anderson and Hanna 1935 ammonite
Parapachydiscus catarinae n. sp. Anderson and Hanna 1935 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
"Baculites vagina" = Eubaculites vagina1 Forbes 1846 ammonite
Baculites occidentalis1 Meek 1862 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Nostoceratidae
"Hamites vancouverensis" = Didymoceras vancouverensis1, Nostoceras sternbergi n. sp.1
"Hamites vancouverensis" = Didymoceras vancouverensis1 Gabb 1864 ammonite
Nostoceras sternbergi n. sp.1 Anderson and Hanna 1935 ammonite
 Nautilida - Nautilidae
"Nautilus cf. dorbignyanus" = Eutrephoceras dorbignyanum1, "Nautilus campbelli" = Eutrephoceras campbelli1, Anglonautilus catarinae2
"Nautilus cf. dorbignyanus" = Eutrephoceras dorbignyanum1 Forbes 1846 nautiloid
"Nautilus campbelli" = Eutrephoceras campbelli1 Meek 1861 nautiloid
Anglonautilus catarinae2 Sundberg 1984 nautiloid
Mentioned as Cymatoceras campbelli in Anderson (1958)