Quebrada La Totora, Profil 4, Sample 5-3 (Jurassic of Chile)

Where: Chile (28.7° S, 70.2° W: paleocoordinates 27.1° S, 33.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Toarcian (180.1 - 175.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original calcite, replaced with silica

Collection methods: mechanical

Primary reference: M. Aberhan. 1992. Palokologie und zeitliche Verbreitung benthischer Faunengemeinschaften im Unterjura von Chile. Beringeria 5:1-174 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35449: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 16.12.2003

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
 Pectinida - Limidae
Pseudolimea cf. roemeri Brauns 1871 file clam
Ctenostreon cf. rugosum Smith 1817 file clam
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula "sp. A" Lamarck 1801 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Gryphaea sp. Lamarck 1801 oyster
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
"Actinostreon solitarium" = Actinostreon gregareum
"Actinostreon solitarium" = Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Gervillaria hartmanni Münster 1834 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Modiolus giganteus Quenstedt 1857 mussel
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Gresslya peregrina Phillips 1829 clam
 Pholadida - Pleuromyidae
Pleuromya uniformis Sowerby 1813 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Gastropoda
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Natica" sp. Scopoli 1777 moon snail
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Lobothyrididae
"Lobothyris subpunctata" = Lobothyris punctata
"Lobothyris subpunctata" = Lobothyris punctata Sowerby 1812
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
Rhynchonelloidea sp. Buckman 1917