PPP# 2189 - Valiente Peninsula [Nancy Point Fm] (Miocene of Panama)

Also known as NMB Loc. 18688

Where: Bocas, Panama (9.1° N, 81.8° W: paleocoordinates 9.8° N, 80.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Nancy Point Formation (Bocas del Toro Group), Messinian (7.2 - 5.3 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: the Nancy Point Fm is conformable with the Tobabe Fm below and the Shark Hole Point Fm above. AGE: from Collins et al. (1999), an age range of 8.2-5.6 Ma, Late Miocene, though PPP dataset indicates an age of 6.5-5.6 Ma. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From 1212 m in section 12 of Collins et al. (1999).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; unlithified, bioturbated, shelly/skeletal, silty sandstone and poorly lithified, shelly/skeletal, argillaceous, carbonaceous siltstone

• ENVIRONMENT: from Collins et al. 1999 (p. 94), outer neritic, estimated depth of 175 m.
• GENERAL LITHOLOGY: from Collins et al. 1999 (p. 27), consists of massive, pervasively bioturbated, shelly, muddy, and silty sandstone, muddy siltstone, with scattered molluscs, leaves, and plant fragments.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Jung et al. in 1988; reposited in the NMB

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• COLLECTORS: P. Jung, A. Heitz, J. Todd et al., 15/9/95. REPOSITORY: 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: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135889: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 12.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for gastropoda, bivalvia and scaphopoda. NOMENCLATURE: modern nomenclature, though only identified to subgenus resolution.
 Arcida - Arcidae
Bathyarca sp.1 Kobelt 1891 clam
Anadara (Sectiarca) sp.1 Olsson 1961 ark
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
"Varicorbula sp." = Corbula (Varicorbula)1
"Varicorbula sp." = Corbula (Varicorbula)1 Grant and Gale 1931 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Lirophora (Lirophora) sp.1 Conrad 1863 venus clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula sp.1 Lamarck 1799 nut clam
Acila sp.1 Adams and Adams 1858 divaricate nutclam
 Cephalaspidea - Cylichnidae
Scaphander sp.1 Monfort 1810 snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
Cosmioconcha sp.1 Dall 1913 snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Amarophos sp.1 Woodring 1964 true whelk
Metula sp.1 Adams and Adams 1853 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Admetula valientensis n. sp.2 Landau et al. 2012 snail
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Volvarina sp.1 Hinds 1844 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Costellariidae
Uromitra sp.1 Bellardi 1887 ribbed mitre
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Typhis (Talityphis) sp." = Typhina1 Jousseaume 1880 murex snail
Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) sp.1 Cossmann 1903 murex snail
Chicoreus (Siratus) sp.1 Jousseaume 1880 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
Clathrodrillia sp.1 Dall 1918 snail
Hindsiclava sp.1 Hertlein and Strong 1955 snail
Syntomodrillia sp.1 Woodring 1928 snail
Agladrillia (Agladrillia) sp.1 Woodring 1928 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Scobinella sp.1 Conrad 1848 turrid
Fusiturricula sp.1 Woodring 1928 turrid
Miraclathurella sp.1 Woodring 1928 turrid
Compsodrillia sp.1 Woodring 1928 turrid
Carinodrillia sp.1 Dall 1919 turrid
Lioglyphostoma sp.1 Woodring 1928 turrid
Fenimorea sp.1 Bartsch 1934 turrid
Polystira sp.1 Woodring 1928 turrid
 Neogastropoda -
Glyphostoma (Euglyphostoma) sp.1 Woodring 1970 snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus sp.1 Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Strioterebrum sp.1 Sacco 1891 auger snail
 Vanikoroidea - Eulimidae
Niso sp.1 Risso 1826 snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Natica (Natica) sp.1, "Natica (Naticarius) sp." = Naticarius1, Polinices sp.1
Natica (Natica) sp.1 Scopoli 1777 moon snail
"Natica (Naticarius) sp." = Naticarius1 Dumeril 1806 moon snail
Polinices sp.1 Monfort 1810 moon snail
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
Sconsia sp.1 Gray 1847 snail
Echinophoria hadra1 Woodring and Olsson 1957 snail
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
Callolongchaeus sp.1 Dall 1903 snail