Hodson Loc. 69 (Miocene of Venezuela)

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (11.2° N, 70.3° W: paleocoordinates 11.0° N, 69.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Messinian (7.2 - 5.3 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From unknown lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Pliocene in original text; assigned to Messinain based on the combined presence of Leptopecten coderensis (Pliocene) and Euvola codercola (Late Miocene); following Waller (2011). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within sequence.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; unlithified 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 60802: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Arnold Miller on 23.05.2006, edited by Austin Hendy

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) codercola" = Euvola codercola, Pecten coderensis, "Pecten (Amusium) mortoni" = Amusium mortoni, Argopecten venezuelanus, Argopecten caucanus, Argopecten levicostatus
"Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) codercola" = Euvola codercola Harris 1927 scallop
Subspecies: Pecten soror codercola
Pecten coderensis Harris 1927 scallop
Subspecies: Pecten coderensis willistoni
"Pecten (Amusium) mortoni" = Amusium mortoni Ravenel 1844 scallop
Argopecten venezuelanus calico scallop
3 Subspecies: Pecten circularis caucanus, Pecten circularis cornellanus, Pecten circularis venezuelanus
Argopecten caucanus calico scallop
Argopecten levicostatus Toula 1909 calico scallop
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula ? densata Conrad 1843 scallop
Subspecies: Plicatula ?densata democraciana
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
"Anomia venezuelana" = Anomia (Anomia) peruviana
"Anomia venezuelana" = Anomia (Anomia) peruviana d'Orbigny 1846 jingle
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Ostrea virginica" = Crassostrea virginica
"Ostrea virginica" = Crassostrea virginica Gmelin 1791 oyster