NMB Loc. 15828, Rio Gurabo (Pliocene of Dominican Republic)

Where: Dominican Republic (19.5° N, 71.2° W: paleocoordinates 19.5° N, 70.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Globorotalia margaritae foram zone, Mao Formation, Zanclean (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

• NN14 to NN15 calcareous nannoplankton zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified siltstone

• slump deposits

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. B. Saunders, P. Jung, and B. Biju-Duval. 1986. Neogene Paleontology in the Northern Dominican Republic: 1. Field Surveys, Lithology, Environment, and Age. Bulletins of American Paleontology 89(323):1-79 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 181403: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 12.09.2016, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Thecosomata - Cavoliniidae
Cuvierina sp.1 Boas 1886 snail
Cavolinia cf. tridentata1 Niebuhr 1775 snail
"Styliola sulcifera" = Styliola subula1 Quoy and Gaimard 1827 snail
Hyalocylis striata1 Rang 1828 snail
various fragments
Clio pyramidata1 Linnaeus 1767 snail
Diacria trispinosa1 de Blainville 1821 snail
 Terebratulida - Megathyrididae
Argyrotheca johnsoni2 Cooper 1934
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
Tichosina lecta2 Guppy 1866