Hodson Loc. 98 (Miocene of Venezuela)

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (10.8° N, 70.2° W: paleocoordinates 10.6° N, 69.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Messinian (7.2 - 5.3 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From unknown lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Miocene in original text; assigned to Messinian based on the combined presence of Euvola urumaconis (early Late Miocene) and Lindapecten buchivaconis (late middle-Late Miocene), and Leptopecten coderensis (early Pliocene. 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 61044: 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
"Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) urumaconis" = Euvola urumaconis, Pecten coderensis, "Aequipecten plurinominis" = Lindapecten plurinominis, "Pecten circularis" = Argopecten ventricosus
"Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) urumaconis" = Euvola urumaconis Hodson et al. 1927 scallop
Subspecies: Pecten soror urumaconis
Pecten coderensis Harris 1927 scallop
Subspecies: Pecten coderensis willistoni
"Aequipecten plurinominis" = Lindapecten plurinominis Pilsbry and Johnson 1917 scallop
Subspecies: Pecten (Chlamys) buchivacoanus maracaibensis
"Pecten circularis" = Argopecten ventricosus Sowerby 1842 calico scallop
Subspecies: Pecten circularis venezuelanus
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
"Crassatellites trinitarius" = Eucrassatella (Hybolophus) trinitaria
"Crassatellites trinitarius" = Eucrassatella (Hybolophus) trinitaria Maury 1925 clam
Subspecies: Crassatelllites trinitarius venzuelanus
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama berjadinensis Hodson 1927 jewel box
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella berjadinensis Hodson 1926 turret shell
Subspecies: Turitella berjanidensis warfieldi