NMB Loc. 15851, 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: Gurabo Formation, Zanclean (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

• Gurabo G6, 250-290 m, earliest Zanclean in age model of McNeill et al., 2008

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified, argillaceous rudstone and lithified siltstone

• Soft silts with coral rubble.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. Logan. 1987. Neogene paleontology in the northern Dominican Republic 6. The phylum Brachiopoda. Bulletins of American Paleontology 93(328):44-55 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 181405: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 12.09.2016, edited by Matthew Clapham

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Taxonomic list

 Thecosomata - Cavoliniidae
"Styliola sulcifera" = Styliola subula
"Styliola sulcifera" = Styliola subula Quoy and Gaimard 1827 snail
 Terebratulida - Megathyrididae