San Lorenzo (Pliocene to of Ecuador)

Where: Manabi, Ecuador (1.1° S, 80.9° W: paleocoordinates 1.2° S, 80.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Canoa Formation, Piacenzian to Piacenzian (3.6 - 0.8 Ma)

• Canoa and Tablazo Formations

Environment/lithology: shoreface; sandstone

• shoreface

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: G. Bianucci, C. Di Celma, W. Landini and J. Buckeridge. 2006. Palaeoecology and taphonomy of an extraordinary whale barnacle accumulation from the Plio-Pleistocene of Ecuador. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 242:326-342 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 67632: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 29.11.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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 Foraminiferida -
"Foraminiferida indet." = Foraminifera
"Foraminiferida indet." = Foraminifera d'Orbigny 1826 foram
Crustacea
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Crustacea indet. BrĂ¼nnich 1772
Bivalvia
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Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Bryozoa
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Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Gnathostomata
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Chondrichthyes indet. Huxley 1880 cartilaginous fish
Mammalia
 Cetacea -
Cetacea indet. Brisson 1762 whale
 Cetacea - Balaenopteridae
Balaenopteridae indet. Gray 1864 rorqual
possibly Megaptera
Echinoidea
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Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
Anthozoa
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Anthozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1834