Locality 4x, Bahay River, Philippines - Popenoe and Kleinpell (1978) (Pliocene of Philippines)

Also known as Locality 4x

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 yellow sandstone about 50 ft stratigraphically above the lignitic strata of locality 5. Overlies Maglihi Shale (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; yellow sandstone

• Disturbed by minor faulting
• Yellow sandstone

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 41525: 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.
Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
"Alectrion euglyptus" = Nassarius (Alectrion), "Alectrion verbeeki" = Nassarius (Alectrion), "? Alectrion sordida" = Nassarius (Alectrion)
"Alectrion euglyptus" = Nassarius (Alectrion) snail
"Alectrion verbeeki" = Nassarius (Alectrion) snail
"? Alectrion sordida" = Nassarius (Alectrion) snail
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Melongena galeodes Lamarck 1843 snail
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
Mitra interlirata mitre shell
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
 Neogastropoda - Costellariidae
Vexillum formosense ribbed mitre
Vexillum vulpecula ribbed mitre
Vexillum amanda Reeve 1845 ribbed mitre
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus ngavianus cone shell
Conus kieneri cone shell
"Conus figulinus" = Conus (Dendroconus) figulinus Linnaeus 1758 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
 Stromboidea - Rostellariidae
"Dientomochilus crispatus" = Varicospira crispata
"Dientomochilus crispatus" = Varicospira crispata Sowerby 1842 snail
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
"Apollon bitubercularis" = Gyrineum
"Apollon bitubercularis" = Gyrineum triton shell
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
Pyramidella sp. Lamarck 1799 snail
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
Architectonica perspectiva Linnaeus 1767 sundial