Faunal List from Hodson Locality 87 (Miocene of Venezuela)

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (10.8° N, 70.2° W: paleocoordinates 10.3° N, 67.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine

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 61033: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Arnold Miller on 29.05.2006

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten interlineatus" = Interchlamys interlineata
"Pecten interlineatus" = Interchlamys interlineata Gabb 1873 scallop
Subspecies: Pecten interlineatus fredeai
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Ostrea virginica" = Crassostrea virginica
"Ostrea virginica" = Crassostrea virginica Gmelin 1791 oyster
Subspecies: Ostrea virginica falconensis
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
"Crassatellites trinitarius" = Eucrassatella (Hybolophus) trinitaria
"Crassatellites trinitarius" = Eucrassatella (Hybolophus) trinitaria Maury 1925 clam
Subspecies: Crassatelllites trinitarius venzuelanus
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia zuliana" = Cyclocardia zuliana
"Venericardia zuliana" = Cyclocardia zuliana Hodson 1929 clam
Subspecies: Venericardia zuliana maracaibensis
Gastropoda
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella robusta Grzybowski 1899 turret shell
Subspecies: Turritella robusta fredeai
"Turritella bifastigata" = Turritella (Broderiptella) bifastigata Nelson 1870 turret shell
Two Subspecies: Turritella bifastigata democraciana, Turritella bifastigata maracaibensis