NMB Loc. 15823, 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 nannofossil zone. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: unit G11 (660-710 m), sample 672 m above base.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• outer shelf or slope setting
• slump deposits

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 93715: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 29.01.2010, edited by Austin Hendy, Mihaela Krause, Matthew Clapham and Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Diaphus problematicus5 Parr 1928 lanternfish
Diaphus dumerilii5 Bleeker 1856 lanternfish
Diaphus aequalis5 Schwarzhans and Aguilera 2013 lanternfish
 Thecosomata - Cavoliniidae
Cavolinia cf. tridentata2 Niebuhr 1775 snail
Clio pyramidata2 Linnaeus 1767 snail
Diacria trispinosa2 de Blainville 1821 snail
Styliola subula2 Quoy and Gaimard 1827 snail
"Globorotalia margaritaelmiocenica" Zone
 Poromyida - Verticordiidae
Trigonulina bowdenensis3 Dall 1903 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Laevicardium laevigatum" = Laevicardium serratum6 Linnaeus 1758 cockle
 Pectinida - Propeamussiidae
Cyclopecten acuminatus7 Waller 2011 mud scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chagrepecten paracactaceus7 Waller 2011 scallop
 Terebratulida - Megathyrididae
Argyrotheca johnsoni4 Cooper 1934
 Scleractinia - Guyniidae
Pourtalocyathus hispidus1 Pourtales 1878 stony coral