NMB Loc. 13366 - La Enea-Baragua [Santa Rita Fm] (Eocene of Venezuela)

Also known as S. 1276-78

Where: Venezuela (10.2° N, 69.7° W: paleocoordinates 8.0° N, 63.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Santa Rita Formation, Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From the Santa Rita Formation, for which lithsotratigraphic relations are not discussed. AGE: Late Eocene; justification unknown. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• ENVIRONMENTS: No paleoenvironmental data provided.
• LITHIFICATION: Unknown. LITHOLOGY: No lithologic data provided.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Kugler & Senn in 1929; reposited in the NMB

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: H.G. Kugler, and A. Senn, 1929. REPOSITORY: Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, Switzerland (NMB).

Primary reference: J. Gibson-Smith and W. Gibson-Smith. 2012. Unpublished notes on Caribbean collection of Jack and Winifred Gibson-Smith, Naturhistorisches Museum Basel. [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 134866: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 18.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• NOMENCLATURE: Identifications by P. Jung. Some species-resolution identifications, and relatively modern nomenclature. COVERAGE: Representative of molluscan fauna.
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Axinactis (Glycymerella) sp. Woodring 1925 clam
 Pholadida - Raetomyidae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Amiantis (Venidia) sp. Carpenter 1863 venus clam
Clementia (Clementia) dariena Conrad 1855 venus clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Schedocardia gatunensis Dall 1900 cockle
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Buccinidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Volutidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 volute
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
Ectinochilus gaudichaudi d'Orbigny 1842 true conch
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Natica sp. Scopoli 1777 moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella samanensis Olsson 1928 turret shell