Hodson Loc. 82 (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

Reposited in the PRI

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ)

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 61027: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Arnold Miller on 29.05.2006, edited by Austin Hendy

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris canalis" = Tucetona pectinata canalis1
"Glycymeris canalis" = Tucetona pectinata canalis1 Brown and Pilsbry 1911 clam
With one subspecies: Glycimeris canalis democraciana
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) urumaconis" = Euvola urumaconis2, Argopecten venezualanus2, Argopecten levicostatus2
"Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) urumaconis" = Euvola urumaconis2 Hodson et al. 1927 scallop
Subspecies: Pecten soror urumaconis
Argopecten venezualanus2 Hodson and Hodson 1927 calico scallop
Two Subspecies: Pecten circularis cornellanus, Pecten circularis venezuelanus
Argopecten levicostatus2 Toula 1909 calico scallop
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula densata Conrad 1843 scallop
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Chione (Chione) cancellata" = Chione cancellata, "Chione (Lirophora) falconensis" = Lirophora (Lirophora) falconensis
"Chione (Chione) cancellata" = Chione cancellata Linnaeus 1767 venus clam
"Chione (Lirophora) falconensis" = Lirophora (Lirophora) falconensis Hodson et al. 1927 venus clam
Gastropoda
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
Petaloconchus sculpturatus Lea 1846 worm shell
Subspecies: Petaloconchus sculpturatus domingensis
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella berjadinensis Hodson 1926 turret shell
With one subspecies: Turritella berjadinensis colinensis
"Turritella bifastigata" = Turritella (Broderiptella) bifastigata Nelson 1870 turret shell
Subspecies: Turritella bifastigata democraciana