Bayano 1 (Miocene of Panama)

Also known as STRI Loc. 290109

Where: Darien, Panama (9.1° N, 78.8° W: paleocoordinates 8.9° N, 77.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Chucunaque Formation, Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• FROM TEXT: Age 10–9.5 Ma derived from calcerous Lindapectin shells from loc STRI 290138 (N 9.1552, W 78.7824) and STRI 300032 (N 9.1411, W 78.7545)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

• Lago Bayano area consists of Cretaceous volcanic intrusives (Darien Formation), Oligocene– early Miocene agglomerates (Porcona Formation), early–middle Miocene limestone (Clarita Formation), turbiditic sandstone and

•claystone (Membrillo Formation), overlain by late Miocene fossiliferous and conglomeratic sandstone and siltstone (Chucunaque Formation) (Terry, 1956; Stewart, 1966; Coates et al., 2004).

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Reposited in the FLMNH

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

Primary reference: V. J. Perez, C. Pimiento, A. Hendy, G. González-Barba, G. Hubbell and B. J. MacFadden. 2017. Late Miocene chondrichthyans from Lago Bayano, Panama: Functional diversity, environment and biogeography. Journal of Paleontology 91(3):512-547 [C. Jaramillo/C. Pimiento]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191477: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 30.01.2018

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