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Revista mexicana de ciencias geológicas

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PERRILLIAT, María del Carmen  and  FLORES-GUERRERO, Pablo. Mollusks from the Agueguexquite Formation (lower Pliocene) in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico. Rev. mex. cienc. geol [online]. 2011, vol.28, n.3, pp.379-397. ISSN 2007-2902.

Gastropods, scaphopods and bivalves from the Agueguexquite Formation in El Tepache, Coatzacoalcos and Nuevo Teapa in the Coatzacoalcos area are reported, including the description of the species not reported previously for this region. The purpose of this work is to contribute and extend the knowledge of the studied molluscan fauna by means of the analysis of the specific composition and taxonomic descriptions ofgastropods and bivalves not reported previously of the early Pliocene of Veracruz, that include genus and species that belong to the Agueguexquitian Subprovince of the Gatunian Province and Caloosahatchian Province.

Keywords : molluscs; Agueguexquite; Pliocene; Veracruz.

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