Locality 9x, Dumalog Creek, Philippines - Popenoe and Kleinpell (1978) (Pliocene of Philippines)

Also known as Locality 9x

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: Maglihi Shale Member (Vigo Formation), Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• In uppermost Vigo Formation just conformably below Canguinsa Sandstone in black shale. Overlies Molave conglomerate (100-400 ft thick) and is overlain by the Canguinsa Sandstone (500-1200) ft thick.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; black shale

• Disturbed by minor faulting
• Black 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 41527: 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.