PPP# 653 - Limón [Moin Fm] (Pleistocene of Costa Rica)

Also known as NMB Loc. 18088

Where: Limon, Costa Rica (10.0° N, 83.1° W: paleocoordinates 10.7° N, 83.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Moin Formation (Limon Group), Calabrian (1.8 - 0.8 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From the Moin Formation, which sits conformably on the Quebrada Chocolate Fomation and has no upper contact. AGE: direct date from Cheetham et al. (1999).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; gray, blue, silty claystone and volcaniclastic, shelly/skeletal sandstone

• Contains reef units in some parts of section.
• Blue-gray silty claystone and blocky, muddy, shelly volcaniclastic sandstone with common basalt granules. The lower part of the section contains laminated pyritic, organic-rich claystone and erect branching broyzoans.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Jung & Panchaud in 1989; reposited in the NMB

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• COLLECTORS: Peter Jung, R. Panchaud, et al., 4.4.1989. REPOSITORIES:collections presumably held at USNM, BMNH and Naturhistorisches Museum Basel (NMB),

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: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79844: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Kate Bulinski on 25.03.2008, edited by Austin Hendy

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for gastropoda, bivalvia and scaphopoda. NOMENCLATURE: modern nomenclature, though only identified to subgenus resolution.
 Opisthobranchia - Bullidae
Bulla sp. Linnaeus 1758 snail
 Opisthobranchia - Retusidae
Volvulella (Volvulella) sp. Newton 1891 snail
Sulcoretusa sp. Burch 1945 snail
 Opisthobranchia - Cylichnidae
Scaphander sp. Monfort 1810 snail
 Thecosomata - Cavoliniidae
Styliola sp. Gray 1850 snail
Diacria sp. Gray 1847 snail
 Heterostropha - Pyramidellidae
? Ondina sp. de Folin 1870 snail
Triptychus sp. Mörch 1875 snail
Eulimastoma sp. Bartsch 1916 snail
 Heterostropha - Architectonicidae
Architectonica sp. Röding 1798 sundial
 Heterostropha - Acteonidae
Acteon sp. Montfort 1810 snail
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
 Seguenzioidea - Eucyclidae
"Euchelus (Mirachelus) sp." = Mirachelus
"Euchelus (Mirachelus) sp." = Mirachelus Woodring 1928 snail
 Lepetellida - Fissurellidae
Fissurella sp. Bruguière 1789 snail
 Trochoidea - Skeneidae
Solariorbis sp. Conrad 1865 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Vitrinellidae
Cyclostremiscus sp. Pilsbry and Olsson 1945 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Tornidae
Teinostoma sp. Adams and Adams 1853 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Eratoidae
"Erato (Hespererato) sp." = Hespererato
"Erato (Hespererato) sp." = Hespererato Schilder 1932 snail
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Olivella (Macgintiella) sp. Olsson 1956 olive snail
Olivella (Minioliva) sp. Olsson 1956 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Costellariidae
Vexillum (Costellaria) sp. Swainson 1840 ribbed mitre
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
Subcancilla sp. Olsson and Harbison 1953 mitre shell
 Neogastropoda - Cochlespiridae
"Cochlespira (Ancistrosyrinx) sp." = Cochlespira
"Cochlespira (Ancistrosyrinx) sp." = Cochlespira Conrad 1865 snail
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
Cerodrillia sp. Bartsch and Rehder 1939 snail
Hindsiclava sp. Hertlein and Strong 1955 snail
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Strioterebrum sp. Sacco 1891 auger snail
 Neogastropoda - Mangeliidae
Kurtziella (Cryoturris) sp. Woodring 1928 snail
Ithycythara sp. Woodring 1928 snail
Bellaspira sp. Conrad 1868 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Turridae indet. Swainson 1840 turrid
"Cruziturricula sp." = Pleurofusia (Cruziturricula) Marks 1951 turrid
Polystira sp. Woodring 1928 turrid
Scobinella sp. Conrad 1848 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Raphitomidae
Daphnella sp. Hinds 1844 snail
Pleurotomella sp. Verrill 1872 snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus sp. Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
Gymnobela sp. Verrill 1884 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Clathurellidae
Nannodiella sp. Dall 1919 snail
Glyphostoma (Euglyphostoma) sp. Woodring 1970 snail
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Marginella sp. Lamarck 1799 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
Anachis sp. Adams and Adams 1853 snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Strombinophos sp. Pilsbry and Olsson 1941 true whelk
Antillophos (Antillophos) sp. Woodring 1928 true whelk
? Neosconsia sp. Olsson 1964 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Nassarius sp. Duméril 1806 snail
sensu lato
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
Tectonatica sp. Sacco 1890 moon snail
Stigmaulax sp. Morch 1852 moon snail
Polinices sp. Monfort 1810 moon snail
? Sigatica sp. Meyer and Aldrich 1886 moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Rissoidae
Alvania sp. Risso 1826 snail
 Pseudomelanoidea - Pseudomelaniidae
Crassispira (Crassispira) sp. Swainson 1840 snail
Carinodrillia sp. Dall 1919 snail
 Vanikoroidea - Eulimidae
? Stilifer sp. Broderip 1832 snail
Niso sp. Risso 1826 snail
 Cerithioidea - Turritellidae
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
 Epitonioidea - Epitoniidae
Epitonium (Epitonium) sp. Röding 1798 wentletrap
Epitonium (Asperiscala) sp. de Boury 1909 wentletrap
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Lucinisca sp." = Lucina (Lucinisca)
"Lucinisca sp." = Lucina (Lucinisca) Dall 1901 clam
 Poromyida - Verticordiidae
Trigonulina sp. d'Orbigny 1946 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Gouldia sp. Adams 1847 venus clam
Dosinia sp. Scopoli 1777 venus clam
? Cyclinella sp. Dall 1902 venus clam
Transennella sp. Dall 1884 venus clam
 Cardiida - Ungulinidae
Diplodonta sp. Bronn 1831 clam
 Arcida - Limopsidae
Limopsis sp. Sassi 1827 clam
 Arcida - Arcidae
Acar sp. Gray 1857 miniature ark
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostreidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 oyster
[entered as Ostreid indet.]
 Pectinida - Propeamussiidae
Cyclopecten sp. Verrill 1897 mud scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
? Spathochlamys sp. Waller 1993 scallop
Argopecten sp. Monterosato 1889 calico scallop
 Pectinida - Dimyidae
Dimya sp. Rouault 1850 scallop
 Nuculanida - Nuculanidae
Jupiteria sp. Bellardi 1875 pointed nut clam
? Adrana sp. Adams and Adams 1858 pointed nut clam
Saccella sp. Woodring 1925 pointed nut clam
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Dentalium sp. Linnaeus 1758 tusk shell
sensu lato
 Gadilida - Gadilidae
Cadulus sp. Philippi 1844 tusk shell
 Cheilostomata - Cribrilinidae
 Cheilostomata - Steginoporellidae
 Cheilostomata - Candidae
 Cheilostomata - Arachnopusiidae
 Cheilostomata - Lepraliellidae
 Cheilostomata - Antroporidae
 Cheilostomata - Microporidae
Micropora coriacea Johnston 1847
 Cheilostomata - Cellariidae
 Cheilostomata - Cheiloporinidae
 Cheilostomata - Gigantoporidae
 Cheilostomata - Microporellidae
 Cheilostomata - Phidoloporidae
 Cheilostomata - Celleporidae
 Cheilostomata - Smittinidae
Smittoidea pacifica Soule and Soule 1973
 Cheilostomata - Hippoporinidae
 Cheilostomata - Sertellidae
 Cheilostomata - Quadricellariidae
Nellia tenella Lamarck 1816
 Cheilostomata - Metrarabdotosidae
 Cheilostomata - Mamilloporidae
 Cheilostomata - Gemelliporellidae
 Cheilostomata - Membraniporidae