PPP# 362 - Escudo de Veraguas [Escudo de Veraguas Fm] (Pleistocene of Panama)

Also known as NMB Loc. 17835

Where: Panama (9.1° N, 81.6° W: paleocoordinates 9.0° N, 81.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: NN17-NN18 nannofossil zone, Escudo de Veraguas Formation (Bocas del Toro Group), Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: The upper and lower contacts of the formation are not exposed. BIOSTRATIGRAPHY: from Collins et al. (1999), not specified to Early or Late Pliocene; direct date extrapolated from Cheetham et al. (1999); age range also provided by Bybell (1999).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified siltstone

• depth 88-229 m
• blue-grey clayey siltstone

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: L. S. Collins and A. G. Coates. 1999. A paleobiotic survey of Caribbean faunas from the Neogene of the Isthmus of Panama. Bulletins of American Paleontology (357) [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 91912: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 26.10.2009, edited by Austin Hendy

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Globigerinella
  -
Haynesina
  -
Rotaliina
 Chilostomellacea - Gavelinellidae
 Chilostomellacea - Alabaminidae
 Rotaliina - Fursenkoinidae
 Rotaliina - Cassidulinidae
 Rotaliina - Siphoninidae
Rotaliina
 Planorbulinacea - Cibicididae
 Planorbulinacea - Planulidae
 Planorbulinacea - Cymbaloporidae
 Buliminacea - Siphogenerinoididae
Sagrina pulchella d'Orbigny 1839
 Buliminacea - Uvigerinidae
 Buliminacea - Reusselidae
 Discorbacea - Bagginidae
Cancris sagra Cushman and Todd 1942
 Discorbacea - Discorbidae
 Discorbacea - Rosalinidae
 Rotaliacea - Rotaliidae
 Rotaliacea - Elphidiidae
 Nonionacea - Nonionidae
Melonis barleeanum Williamson 1858
 Asterigerinacea - Amphisteginidae
Amphistegina gibbosa d'Orbigny 1839
 Rotaliina - Bolivinidae
 Globigerinaceae - Globigerinidae
 Globigerinaceae - Globorotaliidae
Stetsonia
  -
Spiroplectammina
  - Spiroplectamminidae
 Globigerinina - Hedbergellidae
Ostracoda
 Podocopida - Pontocyprididae
 Podocopida - Pectocytheridae
Munseyella sp. van Bold 1957 ostracod
 Podocopida - Thaerocytheridae
 Podocopida - Hemicytheridae
 Podocopida - Paracytherideidae
Paracytheridea sp. Muller 1894 ostracod
 Podocopida - Krithidae
Krithe spp. Brady et al. 1874 ostracod
 Podocopida - Cytheruridae
Cytheropteron sp. Sars 1866 ostracod
Eucytherura sp. ostracod
 Podocopida - Trachyleberididae
Neocaudites "sp. A" Puri 1960 ostracod
 Podocopida -
Loxocorniculum sp. Benson and Coleman 1963 ostracod
Heinia sp. ostracod
Cytherura sp. ostracod
 Podocopida - Bairdiidae
Bairdiidae indet. Sars 1888 ostracod
 Podocopida -
 Platycopida - Cytherellidae
Cytherella sp. Jones 1849 ostracod
Gymnolaemata
 Cheilostomata - Lepraliellidae
 Cheilostomata - Mamilloporidae
 Cheilostomata - Petraliellidae
 Cheilostomata - Phidoloporidae
 Cheilostomata - Cellariidae
 Cheilostomata - Cupuladriidae
 Cheilostomata - Metrarabdotosidae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Guyniidae
Schizocyathus fissilis Pourtales 1874 stony coral
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Cornuspiridae
Cornuspira planorbis Schultze 1854
 Miliolida - Peneroplidae
 Miliolida - Miliolidae
 Miliolida - Hauerinidae
 Miliolida - Spiroloculinidae
Spiroloculina antillarum d'Orbigny 1839