UCMP Loc. S-46 - La Cieba (Pleistocene of Colombia)

Where: Colombia (10.9° N, 75.1° W: paleocoordinates 10.9° N, 75.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cumana Formation, Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From an unnamed lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Pleistocene; placed in Late Pleistocene on the basis of stratirgraphic position. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From 10 m above high tide.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siliciclastic sediments

• No paleoenvironmental data provided.
• LITHIFICATION: Unknown. LITHOLOGY: No lithologic data provided, but assumed to be siliciclastic.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UCMP

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

• COLLECTOR: Unknown. REPOSITORY: University of California Berkeley Museum of Paleontology (UCMP).

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 136268: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 25.11.2012

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.
Gastropoda
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
Monoplex nicobaricus Röding 1798 triton shell
Monoplex pilearis Linnaeus 1758 triton shell
Cymatium femorale Linnaeus 1758 triton shell