NMB Loc. 15829, Rio Gurabo (Pliocene of Dominican Republic)

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

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• AGE: NN14 to NN15 nannoplankton zone. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: unit G12: 740-770 m, sample 15829: 757 m above base.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified siltstone

• slump deposits, outer shelf or slope setting

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. B. Saunders, P. Jung, and B. Biju-Duval. 1986. Neogene Paleontology in the Northern Dominican Republic: 1. Field Surveys, Lithology, Environment, and Age. Bulletins of American Paleontology 89(323):1-79 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 93691: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 28.01.2010, edited by Austin Hendy, Mihaela Krause, Matthew Clapham and Mark Uhen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Guyniidae
Pourtalocyathus hispidus1 Pourtales 1878 stony coral
Bivalvia
 Poromyida - Verticordiidae
Trigonulina bowdenensis4 Dall 1903 clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatellidae indet.3 FĂ©russac 1822 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chagrepecten paracactaceus7 Waller 2011 scallop
 Pectinida - Propeamussiidae
Cyclopecten acuminatus n. sp.7 Waller 2011 mud scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Limidae indet.3 Rafinesque 1815 file clam
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Triphoridae
Triphoridae indet.3 Gray 1847 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
Naticidae indet.3 Guilding 1834 moon snail
Polinices sp.3 Monfort 1810 moon snail
 Cerithioidea - Siliquariidae
"Siliquaria gurabensis" = Tenagodus3
"Siliquaria gurabensis" = Tenagodus3 snail
 Cerithioidea - Cerithiidae
Cerithiidae indet.3 Fleming 1822 cerith snail
 Thecosomata - Cavoliniidae
Creseis acicula2 Renz 1829 snail
Cavolinia cf. tridentata2 Niebuhr 1775 snail
"Styliola sulcifera" = Styliola subula2 Quoy and Gaimard 1827 snail
Hyalocylis striata2 Rang 1828 snail
Clio sp.2 Linnaeus 1767 snail
Clio cuspidata2 Bosc 1802 snail
Clio pyramidata2 Linnaeus 1767 snail
Diacria trispinosa2 de Blainville 1821 snail
 Thecosomata - Limacinidae
Limacina sp.2 Bosc 1817 snail
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Megathyrididae
Argyrotheca johnsoni5 Cooper 1934
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
Tichosina lecta5 Guppy 1866
Actinopteri
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Diaphus dumerilii6 Bleeker 1856 lanternfish