Hodson Loc. 84 (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)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From unknown lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Miocene in original text; assigned to early Late Miocene [=Tortonian] based on the combined presence of Euvola urumaconis and Lindapecten buchivaconis. 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 61030: 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 canalis1
"Glycymeris canalis" = Tucetona pectinata canalis1 Brown and Pilsbry 1911 clam
Subspecies: Glycimeris canalis lloydsmithi
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) urumaconis" = Euvola urumaconis3, "Pecten gatunensis" = Leopecten gatunensis, Lindapecten buchivacoanus2, "Pecten (Amusium) luna" = Amusium toulae, Argopecten venezualanus3, "Pecten interlineatus" = Interchlamys interlineata
"Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) urumaconis" = Euvola urumaconis3 Hodson et al. 1927 scallop
Subspecies: Pecten soror urumaconis
"Pecten gatunensis" = Leopecten gatunensis Toula 1909 scallop
Lindapecten buchivacoanus2 Hodson et al. 1927 scallop
Subspecies: Pecten (Chlamys) buchivacoanus maracaibensis
"Pecten (Amusium) luna" = Amusium toulae Brown and Pilsbry 1911 scallop
Argopecten venezualanus3 Hodson and Hodson 1927 calico scallop
Subspecies: Pecten circularis venezuelanus
"Pecten interlineatus" = Interchlamys interlineata Gabb 1873 scallop
Subspecies: Pecten interlineatus aidei
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula densata Conrad 1843 scallop
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
"Anomia venezuelana" = Anomia (Anomia) peruviana
"Anomia venezuelana" = Anomia (Anomia) peruviana d'Orbigny 1846 jingle
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
"Crassatellites trinitarius" = Eucrassatella (Hybolophus) trinitaria
"Crassatellites trinitarius" = Eucrassatella (Hybolophus) trinitaria Maury 1925 clam
Subspecies: Crassatelllites trinitarius venzuelanus
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama berjadinensis Hodson 1927 jewel box
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Dosinia (Dosinidia) elegans Conrad 1838 venus clam
Gastropoda
 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 berjadinensis Hodson 1926 turret shell
Two Subspecies: Turritella berjadinensis colinensis, Turritella berjadinensis warfieldi
"Turritella bifastigata" = Turritella (Broderiptella) bifastigata Nelson 1870 turret shell
Subspecies: Turritella bifastigata democraciana
"Turritella plebeia" = Mariacolpus plebeia Say 1824 turret shell
Subspecies: Turritella plebeia alowensi
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
"Architectonica granulata" = Architectonica nobilis
"Architectonica granulata" = Architectonica nobilis Röding 1798 sundial