Rio Cocles (Pliocene of Costa Rica)

Where: Costa Rica (9.6° N, 82.8° W: paleocoordinates 9.5° N, 82.1° 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 134670: 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.
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
"Strombina lessepsiana" = Strombina (Strombina) lessepsiana
"Strombina lessepsiana" = Strombina (Strombina) lessepsiana Brown and Pilsbry 1911 snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
"Phos mexicanus" = Antillophos (Antillophos) mexicanus Bose 1906 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Melongena consors Sowerby 1850 snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
"Cancellaria dariena" = Bivetiella dariena
"Cancellaria dariena" = Bivetiella dariena Toula 1908 snail
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
Drillia papaya n. sp. Olsson 1922 snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Natica youngi Maury 1917 moon snail
SUBSPECIES: Natica youngi cocleana
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
"Architectonica granulata" = Architectonica nobilis
"Architectonica granulata" = Architectonica nobilis Röding 1798 sundial