TU 1211, Río Gurabo (Pliocene of Dominican Republic)

Where: Dominican Republic (19.5° N, 71.2° W: paleocoordinates 19.5° N, 70.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Gurabo Formation, Zanclean (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From Gurabo Fm, which overlies the Cercado Fm, and is overlain by the Mao Fm (Pliocene). AGE: Zanclean based on age model in McNeill et al., 2008. THICKNESS: Unknown. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Unknown position within section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; unlithified siliciclastic sediments

• ENVIRONMENT: Appearing to be shallow marine firmground environment.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Unknown, presumably silcicilastic. LITHIFICATION: Unlithified based on observation of figures.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite

Reposited in the PRI

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• COLLECTOR: E. Vokes. REPOSITORY: PRI. FIDELITY: Moderate ecological fidelity.

Primary reference: S. D. Cairns and J. W. Wells. 1987. Neogene paleontology in the northern Dominican Republic, 5. The suborders Caryophylliina and Dendrophylliina (Anthozoa, Scleractinia). Bulletins of American Paleontology 93(328):23-43 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 80084: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 02.04.2008, edited by Uta Merkel and Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• TAXONOMY: Most taxa Identified by A. Hendy, with some earlier identifications by E. Vokes, P. Jung, H. Vokes, L. Anderson.
unclassified
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Rhynchonellata
 Thecideida - Thecideidae
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Anadara (Rasia) sp.3 Gray 1857 ark
 Pectinida - Dimyidae
Dimya grandis3 scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Lindapecten paramuscosus7 Waller 2011 scallop
Argopecten parathetidis7 Waller 2011 calico scallop
Argopecten thetidis7 Sowerby 1850 calico scallop
Spathochlamys vaginula7 Dall 1898 scallop
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Agnocardia cinderellae6 Maury 1917 cockle
Trigoniocardia (Trigoniocardia) haitensis6 Sowerby 1850 cockle
INCLUDES: Trigoniocardia (Trigoniocardia) haitensis cercadica
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Olivella sp.3 Swainson 1831 olive snail
 Neogastropoda -
Plochelaea crassilabra3 Gabb 1872 snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
"Strombina (Sincola) sp." = Sincola3, Metulella sp.3, Metulella venusta3
"Strombina (Sincola) sp." = Sincola3 Olsson and Harbison 1953 snail
Metulella sp.3 Gabb 1873 snail
Metulella venusta3 Sowerby 1850 snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Metula cancellata3 Gabb 1873 true whelk
Antillophos sp.3 Woodring 1928 true whelk
Antillophos pitti3 true whelk
Antillophos moorei3 Guppy 1866 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Nassarius (Nassarius) sp.3 Duméril 1806 snail
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Aphera islacolonis4, "Cancellaria (Bivetiella) epistomifera" = Bivetiella epistomifera4, "Cancellaria (Hertleinia) miranda" = Hertleinia miranda3, Agatrix sp.3
Aphera islacolonis4 Maury 1917 snail
"Cancellaria (Bivetiella) epistomifera" = Bivetiella epistomifera4 Guppy 1876 snail
"Cancellaria (Hertleinia) miranda" = Hertleinia miranda3 Jung and Petit 1990 snail
Agatrix sp.3 Petit 1967 nutmeg
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
Mitridae indet.3 Swainson 1831 mitre shell
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Marginella sp.3 Lamarck 1799 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Lyria (Lyria) incomperta3 Hoerle and Vokes 1978 volute
 Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae
Vasum (Vasum) gurabicum3 Maury 1917 snail
Turbinella sp.3 Lamarck 1799 snail
 Neogastropoda - Costellariidae
Vexillum (Costellaria) sp.3 Swainson 1840 ribbed mitre
Uromitra sp.3 Bellardi 1887 ribbed mitre
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Murexiella (Subpterynotus) hidalgoi3 Crosse 1869 murex snail
"Chicoreus (Chicoreus) cornurectus" = Chicoreus (Triplex) cornurectus3 Guppy 1876 murex snail
Poirieria (Panamurex) gabbi3 Vokes 1970 murex snail
"Murex (Haustellum) messorius" = Vokesimurex messorius3 Sowerby 1841 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
"Conus planiliratus" = Conasprelloides planiliratus3 Sowerby 1850 cone shell
"Conus recognitus" = Conus (Pyruconus) recognitus3 Guppy 1867 cone shell
"Conus haytensis" = Conus (Pyruconus) haytensis3 Sowerby 1850 cone shell
Conus multilineatus3 cone shell
Conus catenatus3 Sowerby 1849 cone shell
Conus consobrinus3 Sowerby 1850 cone shell
"Conus sewalli" = Conus (Stephanoconus) sewalli3 Maury 1917 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Strioterebrum sp.3 Sacco 1891 auger snail
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
Lobatus haitensis2 Sowerby 1850 true conch
Strombus sp.3 Linnaeus 1758 conch
 Vanikoroidea - Eulimidae
Niso sp.3 Risso 1826 snail
 Velutinoidea - Triviidae
Trivia sp.3 Broderip 1837 snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
Zonaria spurcoides3 Gabb 1873 cowry
"Zonaria raymondrobertsi" = Pseudozonaria raymondrobertsi3 Pilsbry 1922 cowry
Luria isabella3 Linnaeus 1758 Isabell cowry
Muracypraea henekeni3 Sowerby 1850 cowry
Cypraea sp.3 Linnaeus 1758 cowry
Erosaria spurca3 Linnaeus 1758 cowry
[entered as Erosaria spuria]
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
Petaloconchus laddfranklinae3 Maury 1917 worm shell
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
Monoplex krebsii1 Mörch 1877 triton shell
Monoplex gurabonicus1 Maury 1917 triton shell
Charonia variegata1 Lamarck 1816 triton
Cymatium praefemorale1 Maury 1917 triton shell
Cymatium (Cymatium) sp.3 Röding 1798 triton shell
"Gutturnium sp." = Cymatium (Gutturnium)3 Mörch 1853 triton shell
 Tonnoidea - Personidae
Distorsio simillima1 Sowerby 1850 snail
Distorsio mcgintyi1 Emerson and Puffer 1953 snail
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
Cassis sulcifera1 Sowerby 1850 snail
Sconsia laevigata1 Guppy 1850 snail
 Rissooidea - Rissoidae
"Crepitacella sp." = Microstelma3
"Crepitacella sp." = Microstelma3 Adams 1861 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Rhinoclavis (Rhinoclavis) sp.3 Swainson 1840 cerith snail
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Antillocyathus maoensis, "Trochocyathus (Paratrochocyathus) chevalieri" = Trochocyathus chevalieri
Antillocyathus maoensis Vaughan and Hoffmeister 1925 stony coral
"Trochocyathus (Paratrochocyathus) chevalieri" = Trochocyathus chevalieri Cairns and Wells 1987 stony coral
Gurabopecten uniplicatus
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