PPP# 1277 - Popa Island [Valiente Fm] (Miocene of Panama)

Also known as NMB Loc. 18378

Where: Bocas del Toro, Panama (9.2° N, 82.1° W: paleocoordinates 8.8° N, 80.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Valiente Formation (Bocas del Toro Group), Serravallian (13.8 - 11.6 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From the Valiente Fm, which underlies the Nancy Point Fm. BIOSTRATIGRAPHY: Middle Miocene (Serravalian) in text. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position in formation.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; poorly lithified lithology not reported

• LITHOLOGY: Not stated in text. LITHIFICATION: Not stated in text, but known to be poorly lithified by enterer; figured specimens appear to have been cleaned of sediment.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1993; reposited in the NMB

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• COLLECTORS: Unknown (PPP staff), 1993. REPOSITORIES: Naturhistorisches Museum Basel (NMB),

Primary reference: L. S. Collins and A. G. Coates. 1999. A paleobiotic survey of Caribbean faunas from the Neogene of the Isthmus of Panama. Bulletins of American Paleontology (357) [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135831: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 11.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for gastropoda, bivalvia and scaphopoda. NOMENCLATURE: modern nomenclature, though only identified to subgenus resolution.
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Cancellaria petiti Olsson 1967 snail