Faunal List from Hodson Locality 72 (Miocene of Venezuela)

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (11.2° N, 70.3° W: paleocoordinates 10.7° N, 67.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine

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 61013: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Arnold Miller on 29.05.2006, edited by Austin Hendy

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Arca (Scapharca) grandis" = Anadara (Grandiarca) grandis
"Arca (Scapharca) grandis" = Anadara (Grandiarca) grandis Broderip and Sowerby 1829 ark
Subspecies: Arca (Scapharca) grandis waringi
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris canalis" = Tucetona pectinata canalis
"Glycymeris canalis" = Tucetona pectinata canalis Brown and Pilsbry 1911 clam
Plus Subspecies: Glycimeris canalis democraciana
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Macrocallista maculata Linnaeus 1758 venus clam
Gastropoda
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella robusta Grzybowski 1899 turret shell
Subspecies: Turritella robusta fredeai
"Turritella bifastigata" = Turritella (Broderiptella) bifastigata Nelson 1870 turret shell
Subspecies: Turritella bifastigata maracaibensis