NMB Loc. 16844 - Río Cano [Cercado Fm] (Miocene of Dominican Republic)

Where: Dominican Republic (19.5° N, 71.3° W: paleocoordinates 19.5° N, 70.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cercado Formation, Messinian (7.2 - 5.3 Ma)

• AGE: direct date from Cheetham et al. (1999). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: unit C3 (225-280 m).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified sandstone and lithified limestone

• moderate to deep water depth 10-30 m
• soft bottom communities of reef-associated grass flats

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the NMB

Collection methods: surface (in situ), peel or thin section,

• COLLECTOR: Unknown. REPOSITORY: Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, Switzerland (NMB).

Primary reference: J. B. Saunders, P. Jung, and B. Biju-Duval. 1986. Neogene Paleontology in the Northern Dominican Republic: 1. Field Surveys, Lithology, Environment, and Age. Bulletins of American Paleontology 89(323):1-79 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 84983: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 19.11.2008, edited by Austin Hendy and Mihaela Krause

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with species-resolution identifications, and modern nomenclature. COVERAGE: Limited to taxa described in text.
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Lindapecten plurinominis15 Pilsbry and Johnson 1917 scallop
Antillipecten janicoensis15 Waller 2011 scallop
Argopecten eccentricus15 Gabb 1873 calico scallop
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatellidae indet.8 Férussac 1822 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
"Corbula (Panamicorbula) canae" = Panamicorbula canae1
"Corbula (Panamicorbula) canae" = Panamicorbula canae1 Anderson 1996 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucinidae indet.8 Fleming 1828 clam
Gastropoda
 Thecosomata - Cavoliniidae
Diacria trispinosa6 de Blainville 1821 snail
 Triphoroidea - Triphoridae
Triphoridae indet.8 Gray 1847 snail
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Pachycrommium sp.8 Woodring 1928 snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Cantharus sp.8 Röding 1798 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Melongena sp.8 Schumacher 1817 snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Aphera islacolonis10 Maury 1917 snail
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
"Prunum maoense" = Marginella maoensis11
"Prunum maoense" = Marginella maoensis11 Maury 1917 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Chicoreus (Chicoreus) cornurectus" = Chicoreus (Triplex) cornurectus13, "Thais (Stramonita) quadridentata" = Stramonita13
"Chicoreus (Chicoreus) cornurectus" = Chicoreus (Triplex) cornurectus13 Guppy 1876 murex snail
"Thais (Stramonita) quadridentata" = Stramonita13 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Harpidae
Morum sp.8 Röding 1798 snail
Morum (Morum) oniscus14 Linnaeaus 1767 snail
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Terebridae indet.8 Mörch 1852 auger snail
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
Strombus proximus5 Sowerby 1850 conch
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Naticidae indet.8 Guilding 1834 moon snail
Stigmaulax sp.8 Morch 1852 moon snail
Tectonatica sp.8 Sacco 1890 moon snail
Polinices sp.8 Monfort 1810 moon snail
Neverita (Hypterita) sp.8 Woodring 1957 moon snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
Erosaria spurca8 Linnaeus 1758 cowry
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Cerithiidae indet.8 Fleming 1822 cerith snail
Bittium yaguense8 Gabb 1873 cerith snail
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Neritina figulopicta3 Maury 1917 snail
Smaragdia viridis3 Linnaeus 1758 snail
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites convivatoris4 Foster 1986 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Manicina grandis2 Duncan 1864 stony coral
Manicina jungi2 Budd and Johnson 1999 stony coral
Manicina geisteri n. sp.2 Budd and Johnson 1999 stony coral