Las Palmas 12 masl (Pleistocene of Spain)

Where: Spain (28.1° N, 15.4° W: paleocoordinates 28.1° N, 15.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• at a maximum height of 12 masl; age determination based on presumed equivalent deposits on other Canary Islands (Matas Blancas site on Fuerteventura ).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; conglomerate and sandstone

• conglomerates and sandstones

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Meco, H. Guillou, J.-C. Carracedo, A. Lomoschitz, A.-J. G. Ramos and J.-J. Rodriguez-Yanez. 2002. The maximum warmings of the Pleistocene world climate recorded in the Canary Islands. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 185:197-210 [J. Sessa/J. Sessa]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 128385: authorized by Jocelyn Sessa, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 07.06.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• List is only certain molluscs: "species that do not present a climatically significant ecology (cosmopolitan species, species with a geographic biodistribution in both the north and south Atlantic, rare endemic Canarian species) are not mentioned in this work."
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris pilosa Linnaeus 1767 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Pectinida - Limidae
Lima lima Linnaeus 1758 file clam
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Hyotissa hyotis Linnaeus 1758 Honeycomb Oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Brachyodontes puniceus" = Brachidontes
"Brachyodontes puniceus" = Brachidontes mussel
 Carditida - Carditidae
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama crenulata jewel box
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
"Latirus armatus" = Hemipolygona armata
"Latirus armatus" = Hemipolygona armata Adams 1855 snail
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Hyalina deliciosa margin shell
Marginella glabella Linnaeus 1758 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Nucella lapillus Linnaeus 1758 murex snail
Murex saxatilis murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Harpidae
"Harpa rosea" = Harpa doris
"Harpa rosea" = Harpa doris Röding 1798 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Clavatula sacerdos Reeve 1845 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus mediterraneus Hwass 1792 cone shell
"Conus testudinarius" = Conus (Chelyconus) testudinarius Martini 1773 cone shell
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
 Littorinoidea - Littorinidae
 Vanikoroidea - Hipponicidae
Cheilea equestris Linnaeus 1758 hoof shell
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Natica vittata moon snail
Polinices lacteus Guilding 1834 moon snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
Zonaria zonata Chemnitz 1788 cowry
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
"Bivonia semisurrecta" = Vermetus (Bivonia)
"Bivonia semisurrecta" = Vermetus (Bivonia) worm shell
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
"Cymatium trigonum" = Monoplex trigonus
"Cymatium trigonum" = Monoplex trigonus Gmelin 1791 triton shell
 Tonnoidea - Bursidae
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Campanilidae
"Cerithium rupestre" = Cerithium (Thericium) rupestre
"Cerithium rupestre" = Cerithium (Thericium) rupestre Risso 1826 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Bittium reticulatum da Costa 1778 cerith snail
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
"Astraea rugosa" = Bolma rugosus
"Astraea rugosa" = Bolma rugosus Linnaeus 1767 snail