CFM Reventazon River, Curré Formation: Late/Upper Miocene, Costa Rica

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Physeteridae
Orycterocetus sp. Leidy 1853
Valerio and Laurito 2012 1 specimen
Mammalia - Artiodactyla
Hadrodelphis sp. Kellogg 1966
Valerio and Laurito 2012 1 specimen
Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Iniidae
Goniodelphis sp. Allen 1941
Valerio and Laurito 2012 1 specimen
Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Eurhinodelphinidae
Eurhinodelphis sp. Van Beneden and Gervais 1880
Valerio and Laurito 2012 1 specimen
see common names

Country:Costa Rica State/province:Limón County:14km W of San Vito City
Coordinates: 8.9° North, 83.1° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:8.8° North, 83.1° West
Basis of coordinate:stated in text
Geographic resolution:hand sample
Period:Neogene Epoch:Miocene
10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 6
Key time interval:Late/Upper Miocene Other zone: terrestrial and marine vertebrates
Age range of interval:11.60800 - 5.33300 m.y. ago
Geological group:Terraba Basin Formation:Curré
Local section:Fan Delta Local bed:35 cm
Local order:no particular order
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: lithified argillaceous,conglomeratic siltstone
Includes fossils?Y
Environment:deltaic indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection excludes:some genera
Collection methods:surface (in situ),mechanical,sieve,field collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Database number:122044
Authorizer:C. Jaramillo, M. Uhen Enterer:C. Jaramillo, M. Uhen
Modifier:C. De Gracia Research group:marine invertebrate
Created:2011-12-15 09:03:52 Last modified:2011-12-16 13:10:05
Access level:the public Released:2011-12-15 09:03:52
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

38842. C. Laurito, A. L. Valerio, E. Ovares, A. Hernández, and D. Pizarro. 2008. Peces Fósiles de la localidad Las Lomas de Siquirres cause del Río Reventazón, Formación Río Banano, Mioceno Superior, Provincia de Limón, Costa Rica [Fossils fishes of the Las Lomas de Siquirres Locality, Reventazon river, Rio Banano Formation, Late Miocene, Limon province, Costa Rica]. Revista Geológica de América Central 38:11-25 [C. Jaramillo/C. Jaramillo/M. Uhen]

Secondary references:

43354 A. L. Valerio and C. A. Laurito. 2012. Cetáceos fósiles (Mammalia, Odontoceti, Eurhinodelphinoidea, Inioidea, Physeteroidea) de la Formación Curré, Mioceno superior (Mephilliano Temprano tardio) de Costa Rica. Revista Geologica de America Central 46:151-160 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]