NMB Loc. 17563 - Isla Margarita [El Manglillo Fm] (Pleistocene of Venezuela)

Where: Venezuela (11.0° N, 63.9° W: paleocoordinates 11.0° N, 63.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: El Manglillo Formation, Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From the El Manglillo Formation, for which lithsotratigraphic relations are not discussed. AGE: Pleistocene; justification not stated in text. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within section.

• bed-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

Collected by Hunter; reposited in the NMB

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

• COLLECTOR: V. Hunter. 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 136355: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 26.11.2012

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
Ranularia cynocephalum Lamarck 1816 triton shell