Stratigraphic range: Early-Mid Miocene
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The Thomonde Formation is a geologic formation in Haiti. It preserves fossils dating back to the Early to Middle Miocene period.
Haiti, officially the Republic of Haiti and formerly called Hayti, is a country located on the island of Hispaniola, east of Cuba in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean Sea. It occupies the western three-eighths of the island, which it shares with the Dominican Republic. Haiti is 27,750 square kilometres (10,714 sq mi) in size and has an estimated 10.8 million people, making it the most populous country in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the second-most populous country in the Caribbean as a whole.
The Miocene is the first geological epoch of the Neogene Period and extends from about(Ma). The Miocene was named by Charles Lyell; its name comes from the Greek words μείων and καινός and means "less recent" because it has 18% fewer modern sea invertebrates than the Pliocene. The Miocene is preceded by the Oligocene and is followed by the Pliocene.
Hyposaurus is a genus of extinct marine dyrosaurid crocodyliform. Fossils have been found in Paleocene aged rocks of the Maria Farinha Formation in Pernambuco, Brazil, Iullemmeden Basin in West Africa, ?Campanian–Maastrichtian Shendi Formation of Sudan and Maastrichtian through Danian strata in New Jersey, Alabama and South Carolina. Isolated teeth comparable to Hyposaurus have also been found in Thanetian strata of Virginia. It was related to Dyrosaurus, and is the only dyrosaurid known from the western hemisphere.
The Baños del Flaco Formation is a Mesozoic geologic formation in central Chile. Fossil ornithopod tracks have been reported from the formation.
Emily Hoskins Vokes, is an American malacologist, palaeontologist, and former university professor. She is an authority on the Muricidae, a large and diverse family of predatory sea snails, or marine gastropod mollusks. Vokes worked both on her own and with her husband, geologist Harold Ernest Vokes.
The El Salto Formation is a geologic formation in Nicaragua. It preserves fossils dating back to the Pliocene period.
The Bohío Formation is a geologic formation in Panama. It preserves fossils dating back to the Late Eocene to Late Oligocene period.
The Caraba Formation (Tcr) is a geologic formation in Panama. The formation was first defined in 1950 by Jones as a facies member of the Caimito Formation. The formation consists of poorly lithified, pebbly, tuffaceous, calcareous sandstones and conglomerates and preserves fossils dating back to the Early Oligocene period.
The Gatuncillo Formation (Tgo) is a geologic formation in central Panama. The formation is exposed in the Panama Canal Zone and surrounding areas. It preserves fossils dating back to the Middle to Late Eocene period.
The Panama Formation (Tp) is a geologic formation in Panama. The formation consists of tuffaceous sandstones, conglomerates, tuffaceous shales and algal and foraminifera-rich limestones, and preserves bivalve fossils of Leopecten gatunensis and Nodipecten sp. and dates back to the Late Oligocene period.
The Tonosí Formation is a geologic formation in Panama. It preserves fossils dating back to the Paleogene period (Priabonian).
The Baitoa Formation is a geologic formation in Dominican Republic. The formation consists of siltstones and limestones deposited in a shallow marine to reef environment. The formation, unconformably overlying the Tabera Formation and unconformably overlain by the Cercado Formation, preserves bivalve, gastropod, echinoid and coral fossils dating back to the Burdigalian to Langhian period.
The Artibonite Group is a geologic group in Haiti. It preserves fossils dating back to the Middle to Late Miocene period.
The Las Cahobas Formation is a geologic formation in Haiti. It preserves fossils dating back to the Middle to Late Miocene period.
The Rivière Gauche Formation is a geologic formation in Haiti. It preserves fossils dating back to the Pliocene period.
The Aymamón Limestone is a geologic formation in Puerto Rico. It preserves fossils dating back to the Middle to Late Miocene period.
Loreto Formation is a sedimentary formation of Late Eocene age in the southernmost Magallanes Basin. It overlies the Leña Dura Formation and the contact with an overlying formation is not observed.
Harold Ernest Vokes, was an American malacologist and paleontologist. He specialized in bivalves, especially fossils found along the Gulf Coast and Atlantic Coast, and he taught at Johns Hopkins and Tulane universities. He often collaborated with his wife, the malacologist Emily H. Vokes.
The Onzole Formation is an Early Pliocene geologic formation in the Borbón Basin of northwestern Ecuador. The formation consists of a shallow marine sandstone member containing many fish fossils, among which megalodon, and a deep water member comprising tuffaceous shales and mudstones containing gastropods, bivalves and scaphopods.
The Angostura Formation is a Late Miocene geologic formation of the Borbón Basin in northwestern Ecuador.
The Biblián Formation is an Early Miocene geologic formation of the Cuenca Basin in Ecuador. Fossils of Xenastrapotherium aequatorialis have been found in the formation.
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