Buri Peninsula (Pleistocene of Eritrea)

Where: Eritrea (15.2° N, 39.9° E: paleocoordinates 15.2° N, 39.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Nardini. 1934. Molluschi delle spiagge emerse del Mar Rosso e dell'Oceano Indiano, introduzione e parte I (gasteropodi) [Mollusks from raised beaches bordering the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean, introduction and part I (gastropods)]. Palaeontographia Italica 34:171-267 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 101543: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 23.12.2010

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Arca imbricata" = Arca (Arca) imbricata Bruguière 1789 ark
var. arabica
Arca radiata Sowerby 1840 ark
Barbatia lacerata Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula plicata Linnaeus 1758 scallop
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama corbierei jewel box
 Cardiida - Mesodesmatidae
 Cardiida - Ungulinidae
Diplodonta globosa Forsskål 1775 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Circe corrugata Dilwyn 1817 venus clam
Clementia papyracea Gray 1825 venus clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Codakia tigerina Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
"Ancilla cinnamomea" = Ancilla (Sparella) cinnamomea
"Ancilla cinnamomea" = Ancilla (Sparella) cinnamomea Lamarck 1801 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Nassa coronata true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Ocinebra sp." = Ocenebra
"Ocinebra sp." = Ocenebra Leach in Gray 1847 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus schech cone shell
Conus textile cone shell
Conus arenatus Hwass in Bruguiére 1792 cone shell
Conus generalis Linnaeus 1767 cone shell
"Conus amadis" = Conus (Leptoconus) amadis Martini 1773 cone shell
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
"Rostellaria fusus" = Tibia
"Rostellaria fusus" = Tibia true conch
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Natica mammilla moon snail
"Natica powisiana" = Polinices peselephanti Link 1807 moon snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
"Cypraea turdus" = Erosaria turdus, "Cypraea eburnea" = Erosaria eburnea
"Cypraea turdus" = Erosaria turdus Lamarck 1810 cowry
"Cypraea eburnea" = Erosaria eburnea Barnes 1824 Ivory Cowry
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
Vermetus gigas worm shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
"Potamides palustris" = Terebralia palustris, Cerithidea salmacida
"Potamides palustris" = Terebralia palustris Linnaeus 1767 horn snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Planaxidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
"Cerithium fasciatum" = Rhinoclavis (Rhinoclavis) fasciata Bruguiere 1792 cerith snail
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
"Nerita albicilla" = Nerita (Theliostyla) albicilla Linnaeus 1758 snail
Nerita undata Linnaeus 1758 snail
var. striata