UCMP Loc. S-66 - Point Pua [Tubará Fm] (Pliocene of Colombia)

Where: Bolívar, Colombia (10.6° N, 75.4° W: paleocoordinates 10.4° N, 74.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tubará Formation, Early/Lower Pliocene (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From the Tubará Formation, which overlies the Las Pedices Group (Early Miocene), and is overlain by the Galapa Group (Late Miocene). AGE: Early Miocene, according Barrios (1960), but assigned by the enterer to the Early Pliocene based on more recent biostratigraphic correlations. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified siliciclastic sediments

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Not stated in text, but apparently siliciclastic. LITHIFICATION: Poorly-lithified-unlithified, on the basis of figured specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UCMP

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

• COLLECTOR: Unknown. REPOSITORY: UCMP, Berkeley, California.

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 136630: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 30.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to taxa described in text. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature, and species-resolution identifications.
Gastropoda
 Tonnoidea - Bursidae
Bursa scrobilator Linnaeus 1758 frog shell