Pongo de Rentema, Conor Formation (Cretaceous of Peru)

Where: Peru (5.5° S, 78.5° W: paleocoordinates 11.2° S, 55.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Conor Formation, Early/Lower Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; lithified shale and lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. V. Dhondt and E. Jaillard. 2005. Cretaceous bivalves from Ecuador and northern Peru. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 19:325-342 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 61997: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 10.07.2006

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma grenieri Coquand 1862 file clam
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula ferryi Coquand 1862 scallop
subspecies desjardinsi
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Ilymatogyra africana Lamarck 1801 oyster
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Pteria sp. Scopoli 1777 pearl oyster
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
 Pterioida -
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Aphrodina sp. Conrad 1869 venus clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Homomya sp. Agassiz 1843 clam