Woodring Loc. 118 - Galliard Cut [Emperador Limestone] (Miocene of Panama)

Where: Panama (9.1° N, 79.6° W: paleocoordinates 8.1° N, 77.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Emperador Limestone Member (Culebra Formation), Aquitanian (23.0 - 20.4 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From the Emperador Limestone Member of the La Boca Formation. Orginally placed in Caimito, but emended by Woodring (1970), and then Kirby et al. (2009). AGE: Early Miocene in text; direct date extrapolated from Kirby et al. (1999), =Aquitanian.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

• No paleoenvironmental data reported.
• Limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: Not stated in text. REPOSITORY: USNM.

Primary reference: W. P. Woodring. 1970. Geology and paleontology of canal zone and adjoing parts of Panama: Description of Tertiary mollusks (gastropods: Eulimidae, Marginellidae to Helminthoglyptidae). United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 306(D):299-452 [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 93236: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 08.01.2010

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Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for gastropods and bivalves. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with relatively modern nomenclature, and species-resolution identifications.
 Pholadida - Teredinidae
Kuphus incrassatus Gabb 1873 clam
 Stromboidea - Thersiteidae
Orthaulax sp. Gabb 1872 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae