Pozos de Serna section (Jurassic of Mexico)

Where: Sonora, Mexico (30.2° N, 112.2° W: paleocoordinates 20.7° N, 54.4° W)

When: Sierra de Santa Roas Formation, Early/Lower Pliensbachian (189.6 - 183.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, calcareous shale and lithified, sandy limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Primary reference: A. Scholz, M. Aberhan, and C.M. LeĆ³n. 2008. Early Jurassic bivalves of the Antimonio terrane (Sonora, NW Mexico): Taxonomy, biogeography, and paleogeographic implications. Geological Society of America Special Paper 442:269-312 [A. Miller/S. Kolbe/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 115217: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Sarah Kolbe on 31.08.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Grammatodon sulcatus Aberhan 1994 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Agerchlamys wunschae Marwick 1953 scallop
 Pectinida - Neitheoidae
Weyla alata von Buch 1838 scallop
Weyla bodenbenderi Behrendsen 1891 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
? Pseudolimea "sp. A" Douglas and Arkell 1932 file clam
Plagiostoma "sp. A" Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula "sp. A" Lamarck 1801 scallop
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Gervillia "sp. A" Defrance 1820 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Pinna cf. folium Young and Bird 1822 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Modiolus giganteus Quenstedt 1857 mussel
 Carditida - Astartidae
Neocrassina gueuxi d'Orbigny 1850 clam
 Carditida - Cardiniidae
? Cardinia "sp. A" Edwards 1837 clam
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Ceratomya petricosa Simpson 1855 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Protocardia "sp. A" Beyrich 1845 cockle
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucinidae indet. Fleming 1828 clam
 Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae
Frenguelliella poultoni Leanza 1993 clam
 Trigoniida - Groeberellidae
Groeberella "sp. A" Leanza 1993 clam