Colonia Pedro Teixeira (Miocene of Brazil)

Where: Brazil (1.2° S, 47.2° W: paleocoordinates 1.2° S, 43.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Pirabas Formation, Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: V. Araujo Tavora, A. A. R. dos Santos, and R. N. Araujo. 2010. Localidades fossiliferas da Formacao Pirabas (Mioceno Inferior). Boletim do Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi Ciências Naturais, Belém 5(2):207-224 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 112581: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 13.07.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Sesarmidae
Sesarma paraensis Beurlen 1958 crab
 Decapoda - Portunidae
Neptunus haitensis swimming crab
Neptunus sp. de Haan 1839 swimming crab
Scylla costata Rathbun 1919 swimming crab
Portunus haitensis Rathbun 1923 swimming crab
Callinectes reticulatus Rathbun 1918 swimming crab
Callinectes paraensis Beurlen 1958 swimming crab
 Decapoda - Aethridae
Hepatella amazonica Beurlen 1958 crab
 Decapoda - Calappidae
Acanthocarpus obscurus Rathbun 1918 box crab
 Decapoda - Parthenopidae
Parthenope trituberculata Beurlen 1958 crab
Maxillopoda
 Sessilia - Balanidae
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Chlamys (Leptopecten) latiaurata" = Leptopecten, "Chlamys (Argopecten) capanemensis" = Argopecten, "Chlamys (Chlamys) sentis" = Caribachlamys sentis, Chlamys (Chlamys) callimorpha
"Chlamys (Leptopecten) latiaurata" = Leptopecten scallop
"Chlamys (Argopecten) capanemensis" = Argopecten calico scallop
"Chlamys (Chlamys) sentis" = Caribachlamys sentis Reeve 1853 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Mytilus canoasensis Olsson 1931 mussel
subspecies vidali
 Pholadida - Teredinidae
Teredo sp. Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Periglypta multicostata Sowerby 1835 venus clam
Pitar circinatus venus clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Natica canrena" = Naticarius canrena
"Natica canrena" = Naticarius canrena Linnaeus 1758 moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Gymnolaemata
 Cheilostomata - Steginoporellidae
Chondrichthyes
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
"Palaeomyliobatis priabensis" = Myliobatis, Rhinoptera studeri
"Palaeomyliobatis priabensis" = Myliobatis eagle ray
Rhinoptera studeri Agassiz 1843 cownose ray
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Scoliodon taxandriae requiem shark
Galeocerdo paulinoi tiger shark
 Carchariniformes - Sphyrnidae
Sphyrna magna Cope 1868 hammerhead shark
Sphyrna prisca Agassiz 1843 hammerhead shark
 Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus Agassiz 1844 ground shark
 Orectolobiformes - Ginglymostomatidae
"Ginglymostoma serra" = Nebrius serra
"Ginglymostoma serra" = Nebrius serra Leidy 1877 nurse shark
Actinopteri
 Acanthomorphata - Sphyraenidae
 Tetraodontiformes - Diodontidae
Echinoidea
 Cidaroida - Cidaridae
Phyllacanthus priscus pencil urchin
 Cassiduloida - Cassidulidae
Cassidulus sp. Lamarck 1801 sea urchin
 Clypeasteroida - Placatenellidae
"Abertella complanata" = Placatenella complanata
"Abertella complanata" = Placatenella complanata Brito 1981 sand dollar
 Clypeasteroida - Clypeasteridae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Flabellidae
Flabellum lyricum stony coral
Flabellum wailesi stony coral