SKGS-74, Philippines - Tshuto (1969) (Miocene of Philippines)

Also known as SKGS-74

Where: Panay, Philippines (11.2° N, 122.6° E: paleocoordinates 11.2° N, 122.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Santo Limestone Member (Dingle Formation), Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• Stratigraphically at the uppermost part of the Santo Thomas Limestone, the upper member of the Dingle Formation. Late Miocene in age.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; unlithified, fine-grained, shelly/skeletal, gray, calcareous sandstone

• Autocthonous or at least partly parautocthonous. Habitat was silty sand bottom near shelf edge and drifted by the pelagic water which was occasionally oversaturated with calcium carbonate.
• Gray calcareous, unconsolidated, and very fine sandstone with densely scattered fossils.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite

Collection methods: quarrying,

• All material studied and registered are stored at the Paleontological Laboratory, Department of Geology, Kyushu University

Primary reference: T. Shuto. 1969. Neogene gastropods from Panay Island, the Philippines. Contributions to the Geology and Paleontology of Southeast Asia 6:7-250 [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41649: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 19.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Exhaustive for gastropods. No other taxa included.
 Arcida - Arcidae
Trisidos cf. semitorta Lamarck 1819 clam
Striarca lamyi Koperberg 1931 clam
Anadara sp. Gray 1847 ark
Anadara (Anadara) luzonica ark
SUBSPECIES: A. (A.) luzonica pteriomorpha
Anadara (Anadara) dichotoma Deshayes 1863 ark
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Melaxinaea pectiniformis Lamarck 1819 clam
 Carditida - Carditidae
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
 Cardiida -
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Hindsia sinensis true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Nassarius (Zeuxis) caelatus snail
Subspecies: Nassarius (Zeuxis) caelatus verbeeki
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
"Tiara flammea" = Mitra (Tiara)
"Tiara flammea" = Mitra (Tiara) mitre shell
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
 Neogastropoda -
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Mamilla mammata" = Natica
"Mamilla mammata" = Natica moon snail
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Thiaridae
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella (Turritella) terebra Linnaeus 1758 turret shell
Subspecies: Turritella (Turritella) terebra bantamensis
 Architectibranchia - Acteonidae
 Trochoidea - Trochidae