18. Amazonian Aquatic Invertebrate Faunas (Mollusca, Ostracoda) and their Development over the Past 30 Million Years

  1. C. Hoorn2 and
  2. F. P. Wesselingh3
  1. Frank P. Wesselingh3 and
  2. Maria-Inês F. Ramos1

Published Online: 1 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306408.ch18

Amazonia: Landscape and Species Evolution: A look into the past

Amazonia: Landscape and Species Evolution: A look into the past

How to Cite

Wesselingh, F. P. and Ramos, M.-I. F. (2009) Amazonian Aquatic Invertebrate Faunas (Mollusca, Ostracoda) and their Development over the Past 30 Million Years, in Amazonia: Landscape and Species Evolution: A look into the past (eds C. Hoorn and F. P. Wesselingh), Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306408.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Analysis, University of Amsterdam, Kruislaan 318, 1098 SM Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  2. 3

    Museum of Natural History, P.O. Box 9517, Darwinweg 2, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. 1

    Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi, Campus de Pesquisa, CCTE, Av. Perimetral, 1901 Caixa Postal 399, Bairro Terra Firme, CEP. 66077-530, Belém, Pará, Brazil

  2. 3

    Museum of Natural History, P.O. Box 9517, Darwinweg 2, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 8 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181136

Online ISBN: 9781444306408

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Keywords:

  • Amazonian aquatic invertebrate faunas - Mollusca, Ostracoda and development;
  • Amazonian mollusc and ostracod faunas - changing species composition in 30 million years;
  • Amazonia, terrestrial biodiversity hotspot;
  • early to early Late Miocene long-lived lake faunas - lacustrine and fluvially dominated fauna;
  • mollusc faunas of Oligocene age - Amazonian rarity;
  • evolutionary ecology of Pebasian lacustrine Bivalvia;
  • Pebasian cerithioidean snails - of Thiaridae and Pachychilidae families;
  • evolutionary ecology of Pebasian Ostracoda;
  • Miocene fluvial, fluvio-lacustrine and marine invertebrate assemblages;
  • modern Amazonian invertebrate faunas

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Oligocene faunas (c. 34–24 Ma)

  • Early to early Late Miocene long-lived lake faunas (Pebas stage: c. 24–11 Ma)

  • Miocene fluvial, fluvio-lacustrine and marine invertebrate assemblages

  • Late Miocene (Acre stage: 11–7 Ma): extinctions and the onset of the modern Amazonian faunas

  • Pliocene faunas (5–2 Ma)

  • Modern Amazonian invertebrate faunas

  • Neogene biogeography

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References

  • Appendix 18.1: Composition of the mollusc fauna from the Pebas Formation (from Wesselingh, 2006a)

  • Appendix 18.2: Composition of the ostracod fauna from the Pebas Formation (from Mun̄oz-Torres et al. 1998, 2006; Whatley et al. 2000)

  • Appendix 18.3: Composition of Middle Miocene fluvial mollusc faunas from the Solimōes Formation of the Jurua region (from Wesselingh et al. 2006b).

  • Appendix 18.4: Composition of Middle Miocene freshwater ostracod faunas from the Solimōes Formation of the Jurua region (from Ramos 2006a; Celestino & Ramos 2007).

  • Appendix 18.5: Composition of Late Miocene fl uvial mollusc faunas from the Solimōes Formation from the Acre region (from Wesselingh et al. 2006b).