Hodson Loc. 97 (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 61043: 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) berjadinensis" = Anadara (Cunearca) berjadinensis
"Arca (Scapharca) berjadinensis" = Anadara (Cunearca) berjadinensis Hodson et al. 1927 ark
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) urumaconis" = Euvola urumaconis2 Hodson et al. 1927 scallop
Subspecies: Pecten soror urumaconis
Lindapecten buchivacoanus1 Hodson et al. 1927 scallop
Subspecies: Pecten (Chlamys) buchivacoanus maracaibensis
Argopecten venezualanus2 Hodson and Hodson 1927 calico scallop
Argopecten levicostatus2 Toula 1909 calico scallop
Two Subspecies: Pecten circularis cornellanus, Pecten circularis venezuelanus
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula densata Conrad 1843 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea democraciana Hodson et al. 1927 oyster
Subspecies: Ostrea democraciana cujiensis
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Chione (Chione) cancellata" = Chione cancellata, "Chione (Lirophora) buenavistana" = Lirophora (Panchione) buenavistana, Macrocallista maculata
"Chione (Chione) cancellata" = Chione cancellata Linnaeus 1767 venus clam
"Chione (Lirophora) buenavistana" = Lirophora (Panchione) buenavistana Hodson 1927 venus clam
Macrocallista maculata Linnaeus 1758 venus clam
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella vistana Hodson 1927 turret shell
Turritella berjadinensis Hodson 1926 turret shell
Subspecies: Turritella berjadinensis colinensis
Turritella gatunensis Conrad 1857 turret shell
Subspecies: Turritella gatunensis willstoni