Hodson Loc. 93 (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)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From unknown lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Miocene in original text; assigned to Late Miocene on the basis of general faunal composition. 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 61039: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Arnold Miller on 29.05.2006, edited by Austin Hendy

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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
Argopecten levicostatus2 Toula 1909 calico scallop
Subspecies: Pecten circularis cornellanus
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula densata Conrad 1843 scallop
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia zuliana" = Cyclocardia zuliana
"Venericardia zuliana" = Cyclocardia zuliana Hodson 1929 clam
Subspecies: Venericardia zuliana maracaibensis
 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
"Polinices subclausa" = Polinices hepaticus
"Polinices subclausa" = Polinices hepaticus Röding 1798 moon snail
Subspecies: Polinices subclausa lavelana
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella vistana Hodson 1927 turret shell
"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 gatunensis Conrad 1857 turret shell
Two subspecies: Turitella gatunensis taratarana, Turitella gatunensis willstoni