NMB Loc. 12816 - Punta Same [Borbon Fm] (Miocene of Ecuador)

Also known as PJ 0955

Where: Ecuador (0.9° N, 79.9° W: paleocoordinates 0.1° N, 77.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Borbon Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Borbon Fm, which is regionally overlain by the Esmeraldas Fm (Pliocene). AGE: Middle Miocene, on the basis of microfossil biostratigraphy; nannofossil zones N11-13; planktonic zones N13-N14. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within formation.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; sandstone and siltstone

• No paleoenvironmental data provided.
• LITHIFICATION: Unknown. LITHOLOGY: Sands and silts.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Jung in 1971; reposited in the NMB

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: P. Jung, 1971. REPOSITORY: Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, Switzerland (NMB).

Primary reference: P. Jung. 1989. Unpublished notes on Caribbean collection of the Naturhistorisches Museum Basel. [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 134898: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 18.10.2012

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.
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Cancellaria sp. Lamarck 1799 snail
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
"Clathrodrillia cf. onzola" = Clathrodrillia gatunensis
"Clathrodrillia cf. onzola" = Clathrodrillia gatunensis Toula 1909 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Gemmula sp. Weinkauff 1875 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
"Conus cf. sophus" = Conus imitator sophus
"Conus cf. sophus" = Conus imitator sophus Olsson 1932 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Strioterebrum sp. Sacco 1891 auger snail
 Tonnoidea - Personidae
Distorsio clathrata Lamarck 1816 snail