Hodson Loc. 1987 (Miocene to of Venezuela)

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (11.0° N, 70.7° W: paleocoordinates 10.1° N, 67.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aquitanian to Aquitanian (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

• AGE: Oligocene in Hodson et al (1927). Placed here in Early Miocene [=Aquitanian-Burdigalian] based on presence of Leopecten antiguensis.

• 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 61178: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Arnold Miller on 30.05.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten antiguensis" = Flabellipecten antiguensis
"Pecten antiguensis" = Flabellipecten antiguensis Brown 1913 scallop
Subspecies: Pecten antiguensis churuguarensis
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella andreasi turret shell
Turritella cauredalitoensis turret shell
Subspecies: Turritella cauredalitoensis liddlei