Hodson Loc. 73 (Miocene of Venezuela)

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (10.8° N, 70.2° W: paleocoordinates 10.6° N, 68.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• AGE: Miocene in original text; Late Miocene, based on the presence of Euvola urumaconis; following Waller (2011).

• 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 61017: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Arnold Miller on 29.05.2006, edited by Austin Hendy

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) urumaconis" = Euvola urumaconis, Argopecten venezuelanus
"Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) urumaconis" = Euvola urumaconis Hodson et al. 1927 scallop
Subspecies: Pecten soror urumaconis
Argopecten venezuelanus calico scallop
Subspecies: Pecten circularis venezuelanus
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula densata Conrad 1843 scallop