Hodson Loc. 1649 - Dabajura [Caujarao Fm] (Miocene of Venezuela)

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (10.9° N, 70.8° W: paleocoordinates 10.6° N, 69.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Caujarao Formation, Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: Caujarao Formation following Waller (2011). AGE: early late Miocene following Waller (2011); justification for age from Ministerio de Energía y Minas, Direccion de Geología, 1970, p. 672)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the PRI

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),

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 61169: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Arnold Miller on 30.05.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Spondylus carmenensis" = Spondylus gumanomocon, "Pecten (Chlamys) buchivacoanus" = Lindapecten buchivacoanus
"Spondylus carmenensis" = Spondylus gumanomocon Brown and Pilsbry 1913 scallop
"Pecten (Chlamys) buchivacoanus" = Lindapecten buchivacoanus Hodson et al. 1927 scallop