PANAMA: Miocene

The shells in this section were all collected by Dr. Rudi Hessel, who took the trouble to go to Panama on a shell hunting trip.
A good book for identification of the shells:
W.P.Woodring, 1957
Geology and Paleontology of Canal Zone and Adjoining Parts of Panama
Geological Survey Professional Paper 306 A-F
United States Government Printing Office, Washington
Screen 1: Nautiloidea, Gadilimorpha, Patelloidea
Aturia curvilineata Cadulus bushii
Aturia curvilineata (52 mm),colno 23584
Gatun Formation
Cadulus bushii (4 mm), colno 23166
Gatun Formation
Cadulus epetrion Acmaea species
Cadulus epetrion (8 mm),colno 23445
Gatun Formation
Acmaea species (4 mm),colno 23597
Gatun Formation
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Nautiloidea Gadilimorpha Patelloidea Cirroidea Neritoidea Stromboidea Rissooidea Cerithioidea
Vermetoidea Janthinoidea Eulimoidea Buccinoidea Columbelloidea Conoidea Mitroidea Turbinelloidea
Volutoidea Muricoidea Naticoidea Cypraeoidea Calyptraeoidea Tonnoidea Architectonicoidea Pyramidelloidea
Acteonoidea Bulloidea Nuculoidea Nuculanoidea Arcoidea Limopsoidea Mytiloidea Pterioidea
Ostreoidea Pectinoidea Anomioidea Lucinoidea Galeommatoidea Carditoidea Chamoidea Crassatelloidea
Cardioidea Mactroidea Tellinoidea Glossoidea Veneroidea Myoidea Pandoroidea