PPP# 631 - Pueblo Nuevo [Moin Fm] (Pleistocene of Costa Rica)

Also known as NMB Loc. 18080

Where: Limon, Costa Rica (10.0° N, 83.0° W: paleocoordinates 10.0° N, 83.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Member (Moin Formation), Calabrian (1.8 - 0.8 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: The Moin Formation 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: marine; 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

Reposited in the NMB

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• COLLECTORS: unknown (PPP staff) collected on 4/3/89. REPOSITORIES: 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 79835: 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.
unclassified
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Gymnolaemata
 Cheilostomata - Membraniporidae
 Cheilostomata - Escharinidae
 Cheilostomata - Candidae
 Cheilostomata - Cribrilinidae
 Cheilostomata - Onychocellidae
 Cheilostomata - Steginoporellidae
 Cheilostomata - Exechonellidae
 Cheilostomata - Arachnopusiidae
 Cheilostomata - Lepraliellidae
 Cheilostomata - Antroporidae
 Cheilostomata - Quadricellariidae
Nellia tenella Lamarck 1816
 Cheilostomata - Sertellidae
 Cheilostomata - Petraliidae
 Cheilostomata - Stomachetosellidae
 Cheilostomata - Tetraplariidae
 Cheilostomata - Bitectiporidae
 Cheilostomata - Smittinidae
 Cheilostomata - Celleporidae
Turbicellepora sp. Ryland 1963
 Cheilostomata - Phidoloporidae
 Cheilostomata - Cheiloporinidae
 Cheilostomata - Gigantoporidae
 Cheilostomata - Schizoporellidae
 Cheilostomata - Margarettidae
 Cheilostomata - Adeonidae
 Cheilostomata - Mamilloporidae
Bivalvia
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Leionucula sp. Quenstedt 1930 nut clam
Nucula (Lamellinucula) sp. Schenck 1944 nut clam
 Nuculanida - Nuculanidae
Jupiteria sp. Bellardi 1875 pointed nut clam
Saccella sp. Woodring 1925 pointed nut clam
 Pectinida - Propeamussiidae
Cyclopecten sp. Verrill 1897 mud scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
? Spathochlamys sp. Waller 1993 scallop
Argopecten sp. Monterosato 1889 calico scallop
 Arcida - Limopsidae
Limopsis sp. Sassi 1827 clam
 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca sp. Linnaeus 1758 ark
Acar sp. Gray 1857 miniature ark
Anadara (Rasia) sp. Gray 1857 ark
 Arcida - Noetiidae
Arcopsis sp. Koenen 1885 clam
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Tucetona sp. Iredale 1939 clam
 Mytilida - Crenellidae
Crenella sp. Brown 1827 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
"Varicorbula sp." = Corbula (Varicorbula) Grant and Gale 1931 clam
Caryocorbula sp. Gardner 1926 clam
Juliacorbula sp. Olsson 1953 clam
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama sp. Linnaeus 1758 jewel box
Pseudochama sp. Odhner 1917 jewel box
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Gouldia sp., Anomalocardia sp., "Ventricolaria sp." = Globivenus
Gouldia sp. Adams 1847 venus clam
Anomalocardia sp. Schumacher 1817 venus clam
"Ventricolaria sp." = Globivenus Coen 1934 venus clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Trigoniocardia sp. Dall 1900 cockle
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina sp. Linnaeus 1758 tellin clam
Tellina (Phyllodina) sp. Dall 1900 tellin clam
 Poromyida - Cuspidariidae
Cardiomya sp. Adams 1864 clam
 Poromyida - Verticordiidae
Trigonulina sp. d'Orbigny 1946 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Lucinisca sp." = Lucina (Lucinisca) Dall 1901 clam
Parvilucina sp. Dall 1901 clam
sensu lato
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassinella sp. Guppy 1874 clam
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Dentalium sp. Linnaeus 1758 tusk shell
sensu lato
 Gadilida - Gadilidae
Cadulus sp. Philippi 1844 tusk shell
Gastropoda
 Thecosomata - Cavoliniidae
Cavolinia sp. Avilgaard 1791 snail
 Opisthobranchia - Retusidae
Sulcoretusa sp. Burch 1945 snail
Volvulella (Volvulella) sp. Newton 1891 snail
 Opisthobranchia - Cylichnidae
Acteocina sp. Gray 1847 barrel-bubble
 Vanikoroidea - Eulimidae
Niso sp. Risso 1826 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
"Natica (Naticarius) sp." = Naticarius
"Natica (Naticarius) sp." = Naticarius Dumeril 1806 moon snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Turridae indet. Swainson 1840 turrid
Polystira sp. Woodring 1928 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Clathurellidae
Nannodiella sp. Dall 1919 snail
 Neogastropoda - Mangeliidae
? Kurtziella sp. Dall 1918 snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus sp. Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Raphitomidae
Daphnella sp. Hinds 1844 snail
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Volvarina sp. Hinds 1844 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
? Murex sp. Linnaeus 1758 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Nassarius sp. Duméril 1806 snail
sensu lato
 Sorbeoconcha - Triviidae
Erato sp. Risso 1826 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Vermetidae
"Petaloconchus sp." = Petaloconchus
"Petaloconchus sp." = Petaloconchus Lea 1843 worm shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Vitrinellidae
Episcynia sp. Morch 1875 snail
Cyclostremiscus sp. Pilsbry and Olsson 1945 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Tornidae
Teinostoma sp. Adams and Adams 1853 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiopsidae
Cerithiopsis sp. Hanley 1849 snail
 Heterostropha - Architectonicidae
Heliacus sp. d'Orbigny 1842 snail
 Trochoidea - Skeneidae
Solariorbis sp. Conrad 1865 snail
 Trochoidea - Turbinidae
Arene sp., "Astraea (Lithopoma) sp." = Lithopoma
Arene sp. Adams and Adams 1854 snail
"Astraea (Lithopoma) sp." = Lithopoma Gray 1850 snail
 Lepetellida - Fissurellidae
Diodora sp. Gray 1821 snail