10 km W. of Usiacuri, Atlantico (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Atlantico, Colombia (10.8° N, 75.0° W: paleocoordinates 10.1° N, 72.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• Marl. Middle Miocene age based on correlation with other Caribbean fossil assemblages and by stratigraphic relations.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; unlithified, brown marl

• No paleonenvironmental data reported, though from apparently from shallow-water siliciclastic sediments.
• Earthy brown marl. Unlithified based on observation of figured specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the PRI

• Collections reposited at Cornell University (now PRI collections). Collected by G.L. greene and N.E. Weisbord.

Primary reference: N.E. Weisbord. 1929. Miocene Mollusca of Northern Colombia. Bulletin of American Paleontology 14(54):1-310 [A. Miller/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 60679: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 20.05.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Some lists appear exhaustive, though in cases nomenclature is antiquated, though at species resolution.
Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Clementia dariena" = Clementia (Clementia) dariena
"Clementia dariena" = Clementia (Clementia) dariena Conrad 1855 venus clam
Subspecies: C. dariena dariena