CIT Loc. 1390 - Bahay River [Canguinsa Sandstone, Vigo Fm] (Pliocene of Philippines)

Also known as LACMIP Loc. 10607

Where: Tayabas, Philippines (13.0° N, 122.0° E: paleocoordinates 12.9° N, 122.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Blue gray sandy marls. 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; sandstone

• Disturbed by minor faulting
• Gritty sandstones

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite

Reposited in the LACM

Collection methods: quarrying,

• Collected by Popenoe, Pomania, and Albis (1937)

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 41529: 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
"Striarca" "sinensis" Conrad 1862 clam
Anadara biformis Martin 1883 ark
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Amussium ? pleuronectes" = Amusium
"Amussium ? pleuronectes" = Amusium scallop
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbula lamellata, "Corbula "scaphoides"" = Aloidis scaphoides, "Corbula fortisulcata" = Corbula (Notocorbula) fortisulcata
"Corbula "scaphoides"" = Aloidis scaphoides Hinds 1843 clam
"Corbula fortisulcata" = Corbula (Notocorbula) fortisulcata Smith 1879 clam
 Cardiida - Ungulinidae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Paphia euglypta venus clam
"Clementia papyracea" = Clementia (Clementia) papyracea Gray 1825 venus clam
 Protobranchia - Yoldiidae
Yoldia "sp. B" Möller 1842 clam
 Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
"Alectrion gaudiosus" = Nassarius (Alectrion), "Alectrion crenulatus" = Nassarius (Alectrion), "Arcularia thersites" = Nassarius (Arcularia)
"Alectrion gaudiosus" = Nassarius (Alectrion) snail
"Alectrion crenulatus" = Nassarius (Alectrion) snail
"Arcularia thersites" = Nassarius (Arcularia) snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
 Neogastropoda - Costellariidae
Vexillum cf. amanda Reeve 1845 ribbed mitre
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
 Stromboidea - Rostellariidae
"Dientomochilus crispatus" = Varicospira crispata
"Dientomochilus crispatus" = Varicospira crispata Sowerby 1842 snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Polinices "sp. a" Monfort 1810 moon snail
Polinices solida moon snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
"Cypraea poraria" = Erosaria poraria
"Cypraea poraria" = Erosaria poraria Linnaeus 1758 cowry
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
"Apollon bitubercularis" = Gyrineum, "Cymatium ? gracile" = Reticutriton pfeifferianus
"Apollon bitubercularis" = Gyrineum triton shell
"Cymatium ? gracile" = Reticutriton pfeifferianus Reeve 1844 triton shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
"Architectonica maxima" = Architectonica (Architectonica) maxima
"Architectonica maxima" = Architectonica (Architectonica) maxima Philippi 1849 sundial