List of fossiliferous stratigraphic units in the Caribbean

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The Paleobiology Database lists no known fossiliferous stratigraphic units in Dominica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The database also records no fossiliferous stratigraphic units within several regions of the Caribbean like the Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Bonaire, Saba, Sint Eustatius, and Nueva Esparta.

Antigua and Barbuda[edit]

Group or Formation Period Notes
Antigua Formation Paleogene
Central Plain Group Paleogene
Highlands Formation Neogene

The Bahamas[edit]

Group or Formation Period Notes
Grotto Beach Formation Neogene
Lucayan Formation Neogene

Barbados[edit]

Group or Formation Period Notes
Scotland Formation (Barbados) Paleogene

Cuba[edit]

Group or Formation Period Notes
Arimao Formation Cretaceous
Artemisa Formation Jurassic
Canimar Formation Neogene
Consuelo Formation Paleogene
Guasasa Formation Cretaceous, Jurassic
Guines Formation Neogene
Habana Formation Cretaceous
Imias Formation Neogene
Jabaco Formation Paleogene
Jagua Formation Jurassic
Jarao Formation Cretaceous
La Cruz Formation Neogene
Lagunitas Formation Neogene
Loma Candela Formation Paleogene
Matanzas Formation Neogene
Nipe Formation Paleogene
Paso Real Formation Neogene
Piragua Formation Cretaceous
Provincial Formation Cretaceous
San Cayetano Formation Jurassic
Saramaguacan Formation Paleogene

Dominican Republic[edit]

Group or Formation Period Notes
Baitoa Formation Neogene
Cercado Formation Neogene
Cerros de Sal Formation Neogene
Cevicos Formation Paleogene
El Mamey Formation Neogene
Gurabo Formation Neogene
La Toca Formation Neogene
Mao Formation Neogene
Mao Adentro Formation Neogene
Nivaje Shale Formation Neogene
Rio Gurabo Formation Neogene
Rio Hatillo Formation Cretaceous
Tabera Formation Paleogene
Yanigua Formation Neogene
Yaque Formation Neogene

Grenada[edit]

Group or Formation Period Notes
Belmont Formation Neogene
Carriacou Formation Neogene
Grand Bay Formation Neogene

Haiti[edit]

Group or Formation Period Notes
Artibonite Group/Las Cahobas Formation Neogene
Cervicos Limestone Paleogene
Las Cahobas Formation Neogene
Riviere Gauche Formation Neogene
Thomonde Formation Neogene

Jamaica[edit]

Group or Formation Period Notes
August Town Formation Neogene
Barrettia Limestone Cretaceous
Blue Mountain Series Cretaceous
Bowden Formation Neogene
Catadupa Beds Cretaceous
Chapelton Formation Paleogene
Bowden Formation Neogene
Falmouth Formation
Manchioneal Formation Neogene
Devils Racecourse Formation Cretaceous
Guinea Corn Formation Cretaceous
Harvey River Formation Cretaceous
Hope Gate Formation Neogene
Inoceramus Shales Cretaceous
Jerusalem Mountain Formation Cretaceous
Los Hidalgos Formation Paleogene
Maldon Limestone Cretaceous
Manchioneal Formation
Mount Peace Formation Cretaceous
Old Pera Formation Neogene
Peters Hill Limestone Cretaceous
Port Morant Formation
Providence Shales Cretaceous
Richmond Formation Paleogene
Rio Grande Formation Cretaceous
shales below "Titanosarcolites limestone" Formation Cretaceous
Slippery Rock Formation Cretaceous
Stapleton Limestone Cretaceous
Titanosarcolites Limestone Cretaceous
Veniella Shale Cretaceous
Moneague Formation Neogene, Paleogene
Sign Formation Neogene
Somerset Formation Paleogene
Swanswick Formation Paleogene
Troy Limestone Paleogene
Woodland Shale Cretaceous
Yellow Limestone Group Paleogene
Cambridge Formation Paleogene
Chapelton Formation Paleogene
Somerset Formation Paleogene

Trinidad and Tobago[edit]

Group or Formation Period Notes
Boca de Serpiente Formation Paleogene
Brasso Formation Neogene, Paleogene
Brasso Clay Formation Neogene
Cipero Marl Formation Neogene, Paleogene
Lizard Springs Formation Paleogene
Manzanilla Formation Neogene
Matura Formation Neogene
Morne Diablo Limestone Formation Paleogene
Morne l'Enfer Formation Neogene
Nariva Formation Paleogene
Older Parian Formation Cretaceous
Oropouche Formation  ?
San Fernando Formation Paleogene, Cretaceous
Soldado Formation Paleogene
Springvale Formation Neogene
Talparo Formation Neogene
Tamana Formation Neogene
Bacolet Formation Cretaceous

Dependencies of France[edit]

The Paleobiology Database lists no known fossiliferous stratigraphic units in the French dependencies of St. Barthélemy or St. Martin.

Dependencies of the Netherlands[edit]

The Paleobiology Database lists no known fossiliferous stratigraphic units in the Dutch dependencies of Aruba, Bonaire, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten.

Curaçao[edit]

Group or Formation Period Notes
Ceru di Cueba Formation Paleogene
Ceru Mainsjie Formation Paleogene
Hato Formation Late Pleistocene

Dependencies of the United Kingdom[edit]

The Paleobiology Database lists no known fossiliferous stratigraphic units in the British dependencies of the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Montserrat, or the Turks and Caicos Islands.


Anguilla[edit]

Group or Formation Period Notes
Anguilla Formation Neogene

Bermuda[edit]

Group or Formation Period Notes
Belmont Formation Neogene
Devonshire Formation
Rocky Bay Formation
Spencer's Point Formation

Dependencies of the United States[edit]

The Paleobiology Database lists no known fossiliferous stratigraphic units in the American dependencies of Navassa Island or the United States Virgin Islands.

Puerto Rico[edit]

Group or Formation Period Notes
Aymamón Limestone Neogene
Barranquitas Formation Cretaceous
Cibao Marl Neogene
Coamo Formation Paleogene, Cretaceous
Collazo Shale Paleogene
Cotui Limestone Cretaceous
El Rayo Formation Cretaceous
Cibao Marl Paleogene
Guayanilla Formation Paleogene
Lares Limestone Paleogene
Maravillas Formation Cretaceous
Melones Formation Cretaceous
Pepino Formation Paleogene
Ponce Limestone Neogene
Pozas Formation Cretaceous
Quebradillas Limestone Neogene
Sabana Grande Formation Cretaceous
San Sebastián Limestone Paleogene

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