NMB Loc. 17753 - Punta Judas (Miocene of Costa Rica)

Also known as PPP# 274; CJ-88-14-01

Where: Costa Rica (9.4° N, 84.2° W: paleocoordinates 9.2° N, 82.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From an unknown lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Late Miocene, according to Beu (2010); justification not provided in text. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From 2 m-thick stratigraphy.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; poorly lithified, concretionary sandstone

• ENVIRONMENT: Not stated in text, but likely from a shallow marine siliciclastic facies.
• LITHOLOGY: Concretionary sandstone. LITHIFICATION: Assumed to be poorly-lithified, on the basis of facies description.

Size class: macrofossils

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

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

• COLLECTOR: Peter Jung, R. Panchaud & Y. Ventocilla, 20/3/1988. REPOSITORY: Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, Switzerland (NMB

Primary reference: A. G. Beu. 2010. Neogene Tonnoidean Gastropods of Tropical and South America; contributions to the Dominican Republic and Panama Paleontology Projects and Uplift of the Central American Isthmus. Bulletins of American Paleontology (377-378)1-550 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136254: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 24.11.2012

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.
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostreidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 oyster
 Tonnoidea - Personidae
Distorsio constricta Broderip 1835 snail
 Tonnoidea - Bursidae
Marsupina judensis n. sp. Beu 2010 frog shell
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
Semicassis centiquadrata Valenciennes 1832 snail