Hodson Loc. 83 (Miocene of Venezuela)

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (10.8° N, 70.2° W: paleocoordinates 10.5° N, 68.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• AGE: Miocene in original text; Tortonian, based on the combined presence of Lindapecten buchvaconis and 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 61029: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Arnold Miller on 29.05.2006, 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
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris canalis" = Tucetona pectinata canalis1
"Glycymeris canalis" = Tucetona pectinata canalis1 Brown and Pilsbry 1911 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) urumaconis" = Euvola urumaconis2, "Aequipecten plurinominis" = Lindapecten plurinominis2, Argopecten venezualanus2, Argopecten levicostatus2
"Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) urumaconis" = Euvola urumaconis2 Hodson et al. 1927 scallop
Subspecies: Pecten soror urumaconis
"Aequipecten plurinominis" = Lindapecten plurinominis2 Pilsbry and Johnson 1917 scallop
Subspecies: Pecten (Chlamys) buchivacoanus maracaibensis
Argopecten venezualanus2 Hodson and Hodson 1927 calico scallop
Argopecten levicostatus2 Toula 1909 calico scallop
Two Subspecies: Pecten circularis cornellanus, Pecten circularis venezuelanus
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula densata Conrad 1843 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea democraciana Hodson et al. 1927 oyster
Subspecies: Ostrea democraciana chiriguarana
 Carditida - Carditidae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Clementia dariena" = Clementia (Clementia) dariena
"Clementia dariena" = Clementia (Clementia) dariena Conrad 1855 venus clam
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella robusta Grzybowski 1899 turret shell
Subspecies: Turritella robusta fredeai
"Turritella altilira" = Turritella (Bactrospira) altilira Conrad 1857 turret shell
Subspecies: Turritella altilira urumacoensis
"Turritella bifastigata" = Turritella (Broderiptella) bifastigata Nelson 1870 turret shell
Two Subspecies: Turritella bifastigata democraciana, Turritella bifastigata maracaibensis