NMB Loc. 19149 - Manta (Pleistocene of Ecuador)

Also known as PPP# 3551; PJ 2330

Where: Manabi, Ecuador (1.0° S, 80.7° W: paleocoordinates 1.0° S, 80.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From unnamed unit, for which lithostratigraphic details are not described. AGE: Pleistocene; justification not stated in text. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: "shell bed".

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; shelly/skeletal siliciclastic sediments

• Shallow water
• LITHOLOGY: unknown, presumably siliciclastic lithology. LITHIFICATION: unknown.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Jung et al. in 1999; reposited in the NMB

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

• COLLECTOR: P. Jung, A. Heitz, J. Todd et al., 19.6.1999. 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 136455: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 28.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to taxa described in text. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with species resolution identifications, and modern nomenclature.
Gastropoda
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
Turritriton labiosus Wood 1828 triton shell
 Tonnoidea - Bursidae
Bursa corrugata Perry 1811 frog shell
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
Cypraecassis wilmae Kreipl and Alf 2000 snail
Semicassis centiquadrata Valenciennes 1832 snail