Cedral, 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)

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; unlithified sandstone

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

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the PRI

• Collections reposited at Cornell University (now PRI collections). Many collections collected by C.C. Anderson.

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 60686: 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
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Scapharca grandis" = Anadara (Grandiarca) grandis
"Scapharca grandis" = Anadara (Grandiarca) grandis Broderip and Sowerby 1829 ark
Subspecies: S. grandis cedralensis
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
"Terebra gatunensis" = Strioterebrum gatunensis
"Terebra gatunensis" = Strioterebrum gatunensis Toula 1908 auger snail
 Tonnoidea - Bursidae
"Bursa crassa" = Marsupina bufo
"Bursa crassa" = Marsupina bufo BruguiƩre 1792 frog shell
Subspecies: B. crassa colombiana
 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
Potamides avus Pilsbry and Brown 1917 horn snail