Hodson Loc. 155 (Miocene of Venezuela)

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (11.3° N, 69.4° W: paleocoordinates 11.0° N, 67.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• AGE: Miocene in original text; Tortonian, based on the combined presence of Leopecten gatunensis and Lindapecten buchivaconis; following Waller (2011).

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the PRI

• COLLECTOR: Hodson, F. and others, Standard Oil Company of Venezuela. REPOSITORY: PRI (Ithaca, NY).

Primary reference: F. Hodson, H. K. Hodson, and G. D. Harris. 1927. Some Venezualan and Caribbean Mollusks. Bulletins of America Paleontology 13(49):1-160 [A. Miller/A. Miller/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135503: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 27.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to characteristic mollusca. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, but with antiquated nomenclature, and species-resolution identifications.
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Arca (Scapharca) veatchi" = Anadara (Tosarca) veatchi, "Arca (Scapharca) lienosa" = Anadara (Rasia) lienosa
"Arca (Scapharca) veatchi" = Anadara (Tosarca) veatchi Olsson 1922 ark
SUBSPECIES: Arca (Scapharca) veatchi matarucana
"Arca (Scapharca) lienosa" = Anadara (Rasia) lienosa Say 1832 ark
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris canalis" = Tucetona pectinata canalis Brown and Pilsbry 1911 clam
Glycymeris tumefacta clam
SUBSPECIES: Glycymeris tumefacta lavelensis
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten gatunensis" = Leopecten gatunensis, "Pecten (Chlamys) buchivacoanus" = Lindapecten buchivacoanus
"Pecten gatunensis" = Leopecten gatunensis Toula 1909 scallop
"Pecten (Chlamys) buchivacoanus" = Lindapecten buchivacoanus Hodson et al. 1927 scallop
INCLUDES: Pecten (Chlamys) buchivacoanus maracaibensis
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Chione (Lirophora) buenavistana" = Lirophora (Panchione) buenavistana Hodson 1927 venus clam
Dosinia (Dosinidia) elegans Conrad 1838 venus clam
"Pitaria (Hyphantosoma) carbasea" = Pitar (Hyphantosoma) venus clam
SUBSPECIES: Pitaria (Hyphantosoma) carbasea lavelana
Macrocallista maculata Linnaeus 1758 venus clam
Pitaria (Pitaria) buenavistana Hodson 1927 venus clam
SUBSPECIES: Pitaria (Pitaria) buenavistana corona