Hodson Loc. 16 [Agua Clara Fm] (Miocene of Venezuela)

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (10.9° N, 70.8° W: paleocoordinates 10.2° N, 67.4° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Agua Clara Formation, Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From the Agua Clara Formation, for which lithostratigraphic relationships are not discussed. AGE: Oligocene in original text; Agua Clara is late Early Miocene [=Burdigalian].

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: F. Hodson, H. K. Hodson, and G. D. Harris. 1927. Some Venezualan and Caribbean Mollusks. Bulletins of America Paleontology 13(49):1-160 [A. Miller/A. Miller/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 60669: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Arnold Miller on 19.05.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten (Amusium) aguaclarensis" = Amusium aguaclarensis, "Pecten antiguensis" = Flabellipecten antiguensis
"Pecten (Amusium) aguaclarensis" = Amusium aguaclarensis Hodson 1927 scallop
"Pecten antiguensis" = Flabellipecten antiguensis Brown 1913 scallop
Subspecies: Pecten antiguensis churuguarensis
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella hubbardi Hodson 1926 turret shell