Banos de Flaco Formation, Colchagua Province, Unit VIII (Jurassic of Chile)

Where: Chile (35.0° S, 70.3° W: paleocoordinates 33.2° S, 33.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Banos del Flaco Formation (Mendoza Group), Tithonian (152.1 - 145.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified siliciclastic sediments and lithified limestone

• Formation consists of conglomerates, limestones and shales.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. Hallam, L. Biró-Bagóczky, and E. Perez. 1986. Facies analysis of the Lo Valdés Formation (Tithonian-Hauterivian) of the High Cordillera of Central Chile, and the palaeogeographic evolution of the Andean Basin. Geological Magazine 123(4):425-435 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 57148: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 06.12.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramus sp. Sowerby 1814 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys sp. Röding 1798 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma sp. Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula sp. Lamarck 1801 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
 Ostreida - Malleidae
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Gervillia sp. Defrance 1820 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Lycettia sp. Cox 1937 mussel
Modiolus sp. Lamarck 1801 mussel
 Carditida - Astartidae
? Opis sp. Defrance 1824 clam
Eriphyla argentina Burckh and Weaver 1907 clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae
 Cardiida - Glossidae
""Isocardia" koeneni" = Glossus
""Isocardia" koeneni" = Glossus clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Protocardia sp. Beyrich 1845 cockle
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
"Panopaea dupinian" = Panopea
"Panopaea dupinian" = Panopea clam
 Thraciida - Thraciidae
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Pholadomya gigantea Sowerby 1836 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae
Steinmanella transitoria Steinmann 1881 clam
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae