Hodson Loc. 95 [Socorro Fm] (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: Socorro Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• AGE: Miocene in original text; Middle Miocene, based on the presence of Leptopecten gilbertharrisi; 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 61041: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Arnold Miller on 29.05.2006, edited by Austin Hendy

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Argopecten venezualanus Hodson and Hodson 1927 calico scallop
Two Subspecies: Pecten circularis cornellanus, Pecten circularis venezuelanus
"Pecten (Plagioctenium) gilbertharrisi" = Argopecten gilbertharrisi Hodson and Hodson 1927 calico scallop
Subspecies: Pecten (Plagioctenium) gilbertharrisi democracianus
Argopecten levicostatus Toula 1909 calico scallop
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula densata Conrad 1843 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea democraciana Hodson et al. 1927 oyster
Subspecies: Ostrea democraciana cujiensis
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama berjadinensis Hodson 1927 jewel box