Hodson Loc. 88 (Miocene to of Venezuela)

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (10.8° N, 70.2° W: paleocoordinates 10.4° N, 68.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Langhian to Langhian (16.0 - 7.2 Ma)

• AGE: Miocene in original text; Langhian-Tortonian, based on the presence of Lindapecten buchivaconis; 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 61034: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Arnold Miller on 29.05.2006, edited by Austin Hendy

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Aequipecten plurinominis" = Lindapecten plurinominis, Argopecten venezualanus
"Aequipecten plurinominis" = Lindapecten plurinominis Pilsbry and Johnson 1917 scallop
Subspecies: Pecten (Chlamys) buchivacoanus maracaibensis
Argopecten venezualanus Hodson and Hodson 1927 calico scallop
Subspecies: Pecten circularis venezuelanus
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella berjadinensis Hodson 1926 turret shell
Subspecies: Turritella berjadinensis warfieldi