Locality 3x, Bahay River, Philippines - Popenoe and Kleinpell (1978) (Pliocene of Philippines)

Also known as Locality 3x

Where: Tayabas, Philippines (13.0° N, 122.0° E: paleocoordinates 13.0° N, 122.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Canguinsa Sandstone Member (Vigo Formation), Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• In strata that are nearly vertical. Overlies Maglihi Sandstone (1000-2000 ft thick) and is overlain by the Malumbang Limestone (100-200 ft thick). the Canguinsa Sandstone is 500-1200 ft thick.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified, gray shale

• Disturbed by minor faulting
• Stiff dark gray shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite

Reposited in the CAS, UCMP

Collection methods: quarrying,

• Collections held in UCB (UC- Berkeley), CAS (Cal. Acad. Sci.) and UCLA

Primary reference: W.P. Popenoe and R. M. Kleinpell. 1978. Age and stratigraphic significance for Lyellian correlation of the fauna of the Vigo Formation, Luzon, Phillipines. Occasional papers of the California Academy of Sciences 129:1-73 [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41523: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 15.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Exhaustive for mollusca. Forams, algae, mammals also mentioned in text, but not listed.
 Arcida - Arcidae
Anadara "sp. a" Gray 1847 ark
"Anadara granosa" = Anadara (Tegillarca) granosa Linnaeus 1758 ark
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
"Corbula fortisulcata" = Corbula (Notocorbula) fortisulcata Smith 1879 clam
 Protobranchia - Yoldiidae
Yoldia "sp. a" Möller 1842 clam
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
"Oliva oliva" = Oliva (Oliva) oliva
"Oliva oliva" = Oliva (Oliva) oliva Linnaeus 1758 olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
"Hebra subspinosa" = Nassa (Hebra), "Hebra jonkeri" = Nassa (Hebra)
"Hebra subspinosa" = Nassa (Hebra) true whelk
"Hebra jonkeri" = Nassa (Hebra) true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
"Alectrion sinusigera" = Nassarius (Alectrion), "Alectrion dispar" = Nassarius (Alectrion), "Alectrion crenulatus" = Nassarius (Alectrion), "Alectrion canaliculatus" = Nassarius (Alectrion), "Arcularia cf. globosa" = Nassarius (Arcularia), "Arcularia bimaculosa" = Nassarius (Arcularia), "Arcularia "sp. A"" = Nassarius (Arcularia)
"Alectrion sinusigera" = Nassarius (Alectrion) snail
"Alectrion dispar" = Nassarius (Alectrion) snail
"Alectrion crenulatus" = Nassarius (Alectrion) snail
"Alectrion canaliculatus" = Nassarius (Alectrion) snail
"Arcularia cf. globosa" = Nassarius (Arcularia) snail
"Arcularia bimaculosa" = Nassarius (Arcularia) snail
"Arcularia "sp. A"" = Nassarius (Arcularia) Link 1807 snail
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
Mitra interlirata mitre shell
 Neogastropoda - Costellariidae
Vexillum obeliscus ribbed mitre
Vexillum formosense ribbed mitre
Vexillum gembacanum ribbed mitre
Vexillum vulpeca ribbed mitre
Vexillum cruentatum ribbed mitre
Vexillum amanda Reeve 1845 ribbed mitre
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus socialis cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
 Stromboidea - Rostellariidae
"Dientomochilus crispatus" = Varicospira crispata
"Dientomochilus crispatus" = Varicospira crispata Sowerby 1842 snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Notocochlis gualteriana" = Natica gualteriana Récluz 1843 moon snail
Polinices solida moon snail
Polinices aurantus moon snail
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
"Apollon bitubercularis" = Gyrineum, Cymatium bayeri
"Apollon bitubercularis" = Gyrineum triton shell
Cymatium bayeri triton shell
 Tonnoidea - Personidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
Telescopium ? telescopium Linnaeus 1758 horn snail
Cerithidea jenkinsi Martin 1879 horn snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
"Cerithium" "alternatum" Bruguière 1789 cerith snail
Cerithium rubus cerith snail
Cerithium "sp. E" Bruguière 1789 cerith snail
Cerithium "sp. C" Bruguière 1789 cerith snail
Cerithium "sp. F" Bruguière 1789 cerith snail
Rhinoclavis pfefferi cerith snail
? Rhinoclavis "sp. B" Swainson 1840 cerith snail
"Cerithium jonkeri" = Clava (Proclava) jonkeri Martin 1879 cerith snail
 Architectibranchia - Acteonidae
Pupa sulcata Gmelin 1791 snail
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
Architectonica perspectiva Linnaeus 1767 sundial