Hodson Loc. 71 [Codore Fm] (Pliocene of Venezuela)

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (10.8° N, 70.2° W: paleocoordinates 10.7° N, 69.4° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Codore Formation, Zanclean (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From unknown lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Miocene in original text; assigned to Early Pliocene [=Zanclean] based on the presence of Leptopecten coderensis; following Waller (2011). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within sequence.

• formation-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 60804: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Arnold Miller on 23.05.2006, edited by Austin Hendy

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Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Arcidae
"Arca (Scapharca) grandis" = Anadara (Grandiarca) grandis
"Arca (Scapharca) grandis" = Anadara (Grandiarca) grandis Broderip and Sowerby 1829 ark
Subspecies: Arca (scapharca) grandis waringi
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pecten coderensis Harris 1927 scallop
Subspecies: Pecten coderensis willistoni
Argopecten venezuelanus calico scallop
Subspecies: Pecten circularis venezuelanus
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
"Anomia gabbi" = Anomia peruviana gabbi, "Anomia venezuelana" = Anomia (Anomia) peruviana
"Anomia gabbi" = Anomia peruviana gabbi Pilsbry and Johnson 1917 jingle
Subspecies: Anomia gabbi falconensis
"Anomia venezuelana" = Anomia (Anomia) peruviana d'Orbigny 1846 jingle
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Ostrea virginica" = Crassostrea virginica
"Ostrea virginica" = Crassostrea virginica Gmelin 1791 oyster
Subspecies: Ostrea virginica falconensis
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia zuliana" = Cyclocardia zuliana
"Venericardia zuliana" = Cyclocardia zuliana Hodson 1929 clam
Subspecies: Venericardia zuliana maracaibensis
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella berjadinensis Hodson 1926 turret shell
"Turritella bifastigata" = Turritella (Broderiptella) bifastigata Nelson 1870 turret shell
Subspecies: Turritella bifastigata maracaibensis
Turritella matarucana Hodson 1926 turret shell
"Turritella plebeia" = Mariacolpus plebeia Say 1824 turret shell
Subspecies: Turritella plebeia alowensi