San Lorenzo: Piacenzian - Calabrian, Ecuador

List of taxa
Where & when
Geology
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
unclassified
Serpulida indet.
Crustacea indet. BrĂ¼nnich 1772
invalid subgroup of Pancrustacea
Bivalvia
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758
Gastropoda
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1795
unclassified
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Chondrichthyes
Chondrichthyes indet. Huxley 1880
Osteichthyes
Osteichthyes indet. Huxley 1880
Mammalia - Cetacea
Cetacea indet. Brisson 1762
Mammalia - Cetacea - Balaenopteridae
Balaenopteridae indet. Gray 1864
possibly Megaptera
Echinoidea
Echinoidea indet. (Leske 1778)
Anthozoa
Anthozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1834
Foraminiferida
Foraminiferida indet. (Eichwald 1830)
spelled with current rank as Foraminifera
see common names

Geography
Country:Ecuador State/province:Manabi
Coordinates: 1.1° South, 80.9° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:1.2° South, 80.5° West
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Time
10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 6
Key time interval:Piacenzian - Calabrian
Age range of interval:3.60000 - 0.77400 m.y. ago
Stratigraphy
Formation:Canoa
Stratigraphy comments: Canoa and Tablazo Formations
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: sandstone
Includes fossils?Y
Environment:shoreface
Geology comments: shoreface
Taphonomy
Modes of preservation:body
Degree of concentration:-multiple events
Size of fossils:macrofossils,mesofossils,microfossils
Spatial orientation:random
Abundance in sediment:abundant
Bioerosion:occasional
Encrustation:frequent
Temporal resolution:time-averaged
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:field collection
Reason for describing collection:paleoecologic analysis
Metadata
Database number:67632
Authorizer:M. Uhen Enterer:M. Uhen
Modifier:M. Uhen Research group:vertebrate
Created:2006-11-29 11:46:08 Last modified:2019-05-06 15:51:49
Access level:database members Released:2007-05-29 11:46:08
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

19287. G. Bianucci, C. Di Celma, W. Landini and J. Buckeridge. 2006. Palaeoecology and taphonomy of an extraordinary whale barnacle accumulation from the Plio-Pleistocene of Ecuador. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 242:326-342 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]

Secondary references:

11895 C. Muizon. 1988. Les vertebres fossiles de la Formation Pisco (Perou). Troisieme partie: Les Odontocetes (Cetacea, Mammalia) du Miocene. Editions Recherche sur les Civilisations (78)1-244 [M. Uhen/N. Pyenson/M. Uhen]