USGS 5850 - Mount Hope [Mount Hope Fm] (Pleistocene of Panama)

Where: Panama (9.3° N, 79.9° W: paleocoordinates 9.3° N, 79.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mount Hope Formation, Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; limestone

• inner flat

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USGS

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

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 136286: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 25.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
Monoplex comptus Adams 1855 triton shell