Quebrada Pinte, Profil 5, Sample 4-34 B2 (Jurassic of Chile)

Where: Chile (29.0° S, 70.3° W: paleocoordinates 31.4° S, 31.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Sinemurian (196.5 - 189.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original calcite, replaced with silica

Collection methods: mechanical

Primary reference: M. Aberhan. 1992. Palokologie und zeitliche Verbreitung benthischer Faunengemeinschaften im Unterjura von Chile. Beringeria 5:1-174 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 33957: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 11.08.2003

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Lobothyrididae
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Parallelodon hirsonensis d'Archiac 1843 clam
 Pectinida - Neitheoidae
Weyla alata von Buch 1838 scallop
 Carditida - Cardiniidae
 Pholadida - Pleuromyidae
Pleuromya uniformis Sowerby 1813 clam
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Anisocardia "sp. A" Munier-Chalmas 1863 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Pholadomya (Pholadomya) idea d'Orbigny 1850 clam
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Unicardium sp. d'Orbigny 1850 clam
Gastropoda
 Trochoidea - Trochidae