NMB Loc. 19005 - Río Gurabo [Gurabo Fm] (Miocene to of Dominican Republic)

Where: Dominican Republic (19.3° N, 71.7° W: paleocoordinates 19.3° N, 71.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Gurabo Formation, Messinian to Messinian (7.2 - 3.6 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From Gurabo Fm, which overlies the Cercado Fm, and is overlain by the Mao Fm (Pliocene). AGE: Late Miocene-Early Pliocene, based on Table 1 of Saunders et al. (1986); assigned to Messinian-Zanclean at present. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Unknown position within section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; unlithified siliciclastic sediments

• ENVIRONMENT: Not stated in text.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Unknown, presumably silcicilastic. LITHIFICATION: Unlithified based on observation of figures.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Landau; reposited in the NMB

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

• COLLECTOR: B. Landau. REPOSITORY: NMB, Basel, Switzerland.

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 136385: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 27.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to taxa described in taxonomic monograph. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature, and species-resolution identification.
Gastropoda
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
Septa landaui n. sp. Beu 2010 triton shell