Hodson Loc. 75 (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)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From unknown lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Miocene in original text; assigned to Late Miocene on the basis of general faunal composition. 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 61022: 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) berjadinensis" = Anadara (Cunearca) berjadinensis
"Arca (Scapharca) berjadinensis" = Anadara (Cunearca) berjadinensis Hodson et al. 1927 ark
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris canalis" = Tucetona pectinata canalis1
"Glycymeris canalis" = Tucetona pectinata canalis1 Brown and Pilsbry 1911 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Argopecten venezuelanus2 calico scallop
Subspecies: Pecten circularis venezuelanus
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama berjadinensis Hodson 1927 jewel box
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Dosinia (Dosinidia) elegans Conrad 1838 venus clam
"Clementia dariena" = Clementia (Clementia) dariena Conrad 1855 venus clam