Hodson Loc. 59 (Miocene of Venezuela)

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (10.9° N, 70.8° W: paleocoordinates 9.9° N, 66.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aquitanian (23.0 - 20.4 Ma)

• AGE: Oligocene in Hodson et al (1927). Placed here in early Early Miocene [=Aquitanian] based on combined presence of Leopecten antiguensis and Ampullinopsis spenceri.

• 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 60797: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Arnold Miller on 23.05.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten antiguensis" = Flabellipecten antiguensis
"Pecten antiguensis" = Flabellipecten antiguensis Brown 1913 scallop
Subspecies: Pecten antiguensis churuguarensis
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
"? Ampullina santiagana" = Ampullinopsis spenceri
"? Ampullina santiagana" = Ampullinopsis spenceri Cooke 1919 snail