UCMP Loc. S-71 - Point Canoas (Pliocene of Colombia)

Where: Colombia (10.6° N, 75.5° W: paleocoordinates 10.4° N, 74.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From unknown lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Pliocene; justification not provided in text. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within local section.

• 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 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 136389: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 27.11.2012

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
Turritriton gibbosus Broderip 1833 triton shell
 Tonnoidea - Personidae
Distorsio clathrata Lamarck 1816 snail
 Tonnoidea - Bursidae
Marsupina bufo BruguiƩre 1792 frog shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell