NMB 18510 - Rio Tuquesa [Tuira Fm] (Miocene of Panama)

Also known as PPP# 1723

Where: Darien, Panama (8.5° N, 77.7° W: paleocoordinates 8.2° N, 76.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tuira Formation (Lara Group), Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From Tuira Fm, for which lithostratigraphic relationships are not discussed. AGE: Middle Miocene, in text; subsequent publications suggest late Miocene or early Pliocene age; Coates et al. (2004) suggests a Tortonian age (11.2-8.3 Ma). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within formation.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

• ENVIRONMENT: Shallow marine fauna.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Not reported in text. LITHIFICATION: Unknown.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk, surface (float), surface (in situ), sieve,


Primary reference: B. Landau, R. E. Petit, and C. M. Silva. 2012. New Cancellariidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda) from the Miocene Gatun Formation of Panama, with eleven new species. Journal of Paleontology 86(6):907-930 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136007: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 14.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to gastropoda mentioned in text. Does not include other mollusca. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature and including systematic revision of other neighboring Caribbean assemblages.
 Arcida - Arcidae
Anadara (Sectiarca) sp. Olsson 1961 ark
"Lunarca sp." = Anadara (Lunarca) Gray 1857 ark
 Pectinida - Propeamussiidae
Cyclopecten sp. Verrill 1897 mud scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Flabellipecten sp. Sacco 1897 scallop
Aequipecten sp. Fischer 1886 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostreola sp. Monterosato 1884 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Atrina sp. Gray 1842 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Lithophaga sp. Röding 1798 mussel
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Caryocorbula sp. Gardner 1926 clam
"Varicorbula sp." = Corbula (Varicorbula) Grant and Gale 1931 clam
Vokesula sp. Stenzel and J. T 1957 clam
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Arcinella sp. Schumacher 1817 jewel box
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Lirophora (Panchione) sp. Olsson 1964 venus clam
Pitar (Pitar) sp. Römer 1857 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Angulus sp. Megerle 1811 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Trigoniocardia sp. Dall 1900 cockle
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Parvilucina sp. Dall 1901 clam
Lucinisca sp. Dall 1901 clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Saccella sp. Woodring 1925 pointed nut clam
 Opisthobranchia - Cylichnidae
Acteocina sp. Gray 1847 barrel-bubble
Cylichnella sp. Gabb 1873 snail
 Triphoroidea - Triphoridae
Isotriphora sp. Cotton 1931 snail
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Oliva (Oliva) sp. Bruguière 1789 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
Strombina (Strombina) lessepsiana Brown and Pilsbry 1911 snail
Sincola (Sincola) sp. Olsson and Harbison 1953 snail
Mitrella sp. Risso 1826 snail
"Costoanachis sp." = Anachis (Costoanachis) Sacco 1890 snail
Cosmioconcha sp. Dall 1913 snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Metula sp. Adams and Adams 1853 true whelk
Solenosteira sp. Dall 1890 true whelk
Antillophos (Antillophos) sp. Woodring 1928 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Calophos sp. Woodring 1964 snail
Nassarius sp. Duméril 1806 snail
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Melongena sp. Schumacher 1817 snail
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Fusinus sp. Rafinesque 1815 snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Bivetiella dilatata n. sp. Landau et al. 2012 snail
Narona sp. Adams and Adams 1854 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae
Turbinella sp. Lamarck 1799 snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Trachypollia sp. Woodring 1928 murex snail
Haustellum sp. Schumacher 1817 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Mangeliidae
Dolostoma sp. Woodring 1970 snail
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
Clathrodrillia sp. Dall 1918 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Miraclathurella sp. Woodring 1928 turrid
Gemmula sp. Weinkauff 1875 turrid
Polystira sp. Woodring 1928 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus sp. Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Strioterebrum sp. Sacco 1891 auger snail
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
Strombus (Strombus) sp. Linnaeus 1758 conch
 Ficoidea - Ficidae
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Natica (Natica) sp., "Natica (Naticarius) sp." = Naticarius, Polinices sp.
Natica (Natica) sp. Scopoli 1777 moon snail
"Natica (Naticarius) sp." = Naticarius Dumeril 1806 moon snail
Polinices sp. Monfort 1810 moon snail
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
Petaloconchus sp. Lea 1843 worm shell
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Crucibulum (Dispotaea) sp. Say 1824 slipper shell
Crepidula (Crepidula) sp. Lamack 1799 slipper shell
Crepidula (Ianacus) sp. Mörch 1852 slipper shell
 Tonnoidea - Personidae
Distorsio constricta Broderip 1835 snail
 Tonnoidea - Tonnidae
Malea sp. Valenciennes 1833 tun shell
 Tonnoidea - Bursidae
Bursa sp. Roding 1798 frog shell
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
Cassis altispira, "Sconsia sublaevigata" = Sconsia grayi
Cassis altispira Beu 2010 snail
"Sconsia sublaevigata" = Sconsia grayi Adams 1855 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Litiopidae
Alaba sp. Adams and A 1853 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
Turritella abrupta Spieker 1922 turret shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Bittium sp. Gray 1847 cerith snail
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
Chemnitzia sp. d'Orbigny 1840 snail
"Pyrgiscus sp." = Turbonilla (Pyrgiscus) Philippi 1841 snail
Eulimastoma sp. Bartsch 1916 snail
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
Architectonica sp. Röding 1798 sundial
 Turbinoidea - Phasianellidae
Tricolia sp. Risso 1826 snail
 Gadilida - Gadilidae
Polyschides sp. Pilsbry 1898 tusk shell