Quebrada Pinte, Profil 5, Sample 4-59 (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 33972: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 11.08.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Terebratulida - Lobothyrididae
 Spiriferinida - Spiriferinidae
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Parallelodon hirsonensis d'Archiac 1843 clam
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
"Entolium corneolum" = Entolium (Entolium) corneolum
"Entolium corneolum" = Entolium (Entolium) corneolum Young and Bird 1828 scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys textoria Schlotheim 1820 scallop
 Pectinida - Neitheoidae
Weyla alata von Buch 1838 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma "sp. A" Sowerby 1814 file clam
Plagiostoma "sp. B" Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Modiolus giganteus Quenstedt 1857 mussel
 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 - Lucinidae
Mesomiltha sp. Chavan 1938 clam