Saury Creek (Pliocene of Costa Rica)

Where: Costa Rica (9.7° N, 82.8° W: paleocoordinates 9.6° N, 82.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: Unknown. AGE: Pliocene, on the basis of faunal correlations. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Unknown position within section.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siliciclastic sediments

• No paleoenvironmental data provided.
• LITHIFICATION: Unknown. LITHOLOGY: No lithologic data provided, but assumed to be siliciclastic.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the PRI

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: Olsson, A. REPOSITORY: PRI.

Primary reference: A. A. Olsson. 1922. The Miocene of Northern Costa Rica. Bulletins of American Paleontology 9(39):1-309 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 134660: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 12.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with species-resolution identifications, and antiquated nomenclature. COVERAGE: Exhaustive for molluscs.
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Arca pittieri" = Anadara (Cunearca) pittieri, "Arca hindsi" = Anadara (Cunearca) hindsi
"Arca pittieri" = Anadara (Cunearca) pittieri Dall 1912 ark
"Arca hindsi" = Anadara (Cunearca) hindsi Olsson 1922 ark
 Arcida - Noetiidae
"Arca (Noetia) macdonaldi" = Noetia macdonaldi
"Arca (Noetia) macdonaldi" = Noetia macdonaldi Dall 1912 clam
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia simplex d'Orbigny 1845 jingle
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia scabricostata" = Cardita (Glans) scabricostata
"Venericardia scabricostata" = Cardita (Glans) scabricostata Guppy 1866 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
"Corbula oropendula" = Caryocorbula oropendula
"Corbula oropendula" = Caryocorbula oropendula Olsson 1922 clam
 Cardiida - Anatinellidae
"Labiosa lineata" = Anatina anatina
"Labiosa lineata" = Anatina anatina Spengler 1802 clam
 Cardiida - Mactridae
"Mactra sincola n. sp." = Harvella sincola, Mulinia lateralis
"Mactra sincola n. sp." = Harvella sincola Olsson 1922 clam
Mulinia lateralis Say 1822 clam
SUBSPECIES: Mulinia lateralis sauryensis
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Antigona tarquina" = Periglypta tarquinia, "Pitaria circinata" = Lamelliconcha circinata
"Antigona tarquina" = Periglypta tarquinia Dall 1900 venus clam
"Pitaria circinata" = Lamelliconcha circinata Born 1778 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"Tellina (Scissula) cercadica" = Temnoconcha cercadica
"Tellina (Scissula) cercadica" = Temnoconcha cercadica Maury 1917 tellin clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
"Nucula cahuitensis n. sp." = Nucula (Nucula) cahuitensis
"Nucula cahuitensis n. sp." = Nucula (Nucula) cahuitensis Olsson 1922 nut clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
"Leda balboae" = Saccella balboae, "Leda (Adrana) quitanensis" = Adrana quitanensis
"Leda balboae" = Saccella balboae Brown and Pilsbry 1911 pointed nut clam
"Leda (Adrana) quitanensis" = Adrana quitanensis Olsson 1922 pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
"Phos subsemicostatus" = Cymatophos subsemicostatus
"Phos subsemicostatus" = Cymatophos subsemicostatus Brown and Pilsbry 1911 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Terebra bipartita Sowerby 1849 auger snail
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
"Strombus pugiloides" = Strombus proximus
"Strombus pugiloides" = Strombus proximus Sowerby 1850 conch
 Tonnoidea - Bursidae
"Bursa crassa" = Marsupina bufo
"Bursa crassa" = Marsupina bufo BruguiƩre 1792 frog shell