Ivo Klack (Cretaceous of Sweden)

Also known as Blasudden, Ivo; Persson locality no. 5

Where: Sweden (56.1° N, 14.4° E: paleocoordinates 46.4° N, 14.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Belemnellocamax mammillatus ammonoid zone, Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Lindgren. 2005. The first record of Hainosaurus (Reptilia: Mosasauridae) from Sweden. Journal of Paleontology 79(6):1157-1165 [M. Carrano/H. Street]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 102883: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Hallie Street on 20.01.2011, edited by Philip Mannion, Roger Benson and Jonathan Tennant

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Plagiostomi - Squalidae
Squalidae spp.7 Bonaparte 1834 dogfish shark
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodus sp.7 Agassiz 1837 elasmobranch
 Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae
Rhinobatos "sp. 3"7 Link 1790 guitarfish
 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
Squalicorax kaupi7 Agassiz 1843 crow shark
 Lamniformes -
Paranomotodon sp.7 Herman 1975 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
Cretalamna appendiculata7 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Mitsukurinidae
Anomotodon hermani7 goblin shark
 Lamniformes - Archaeolamnidae
Archaeolamna kopingensis7 Davis 1890 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae
Cretoxyrhina mantelli7 Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Carcharias latus7 sand shark
Carcharias tenuis7 Agassiz 1843 sand shark
 Carchariniformes -
? Paratriakis sp.7 ground shark
 Carchariniformes - Scyliorhinidae
Scyliorhinidae "sp. 2"7 Gill 1862 cat shark
 Carchariniformes - Triakidae
Galeorhinus sp.7 de Blainville and Prévost 1816 school shark
 Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae
Heterodontus "sp. 1"7 de Blainville 1816 bullhead shark
Heterodontus "sp. 2"7 de Blainville 1816 bullhead shark
  - Scyllidae
Scyliorhinus germanicus7 shark
Listed as ‘Scyliorhinus’ germanicus
 Orectolobiformes - Orectolobidae
Squatirhina sp.7 Casier 1947 wobbegong
 Orectolobiformes - Hemiscylliidae
Chiloscyllium sp.7 Müller and Henle 1837 carpet shark
 Synechodontiformes - Paraorthacodontidae
Paraorthacodus conicus7 Davis 1890 elasmobranch
 Synechodontiformes - Palaeospinacidae
Synechodus "sp. 1"7 Woodward 1888 elasmobranch
Synechodus "sp. 2"7 Woodward 1888 elasmobranch
Reptilia
  -
Reptilia indet.4 Laurenti 1768 reptile
limb fragments
 Testudinata -
Testudinata indet.4 Oppel 1811 turtle
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet.6 Gray 1825 softshell turtle
NRM-PZ R. 1519, partial costal bone
 Saurischia -
Theropoda indet.4 Marsh 1881 theropod
teeth
Aves
 Hesperornithiformes - Hesperornithidae
Hesperornis sp.5 Marsh 1872 bird
One dorsal vertebra (SGU 3442 Ve02) and one tibiotarsus (LO 9067t)
Hesperornis rossicus5 Nessov and Yarkov 1993 bird
Two tarsometatarsi (RM PZ R398; SGU 3442 Ve01)
 Hesperornithiformes - Baptornithidae
Baptornis sp.5 Marsh 1877 bird
tarsometatarsus (RM PZ R1261)
Parascaniornis stensioei n. gen. n. sp.5 Lambrecht 1933 bird
MGUH 1908.214 - holotype (dorsal vertebra)
Reptilia
 Crocodylia - Crocodylidae
"Crocodilidae indet." = Crocodylidae4, Aigialosuchus villandensis n. gen. n. sp.4
"Crocodilidae indet." = Crocodylidae4 Cuvier 1807 crocodile
dermal plate
Aigialosuchus villandensis n. gen. n. sp.4 Persson 1960 crocodile
partilal skull with dentaries and teeth
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
"Dollosaurus sp." = Prognathodon7 Dollo 1889 mosasaur
58 teeth, one indeterminate caudal (unnumbered, Stockholm University)
Clidastes propython2 Cope 1869 mosasaur
one marginal tooth (RM PZ R1966), one cervical vertebra (unnumbered, Department of Geology and Geochemistry, Stockholm University) and 10 caudal vertebrae (one unnumbered, Lund University; PMU R415, 417, 1255; RM PZ R911, 958, 1015, 1027, 1028, 6081)
Halisaurus sternbergi3 Wiman 1920 mosasaur
two dorsal vertebrae (PMU R1253 and one unnumbered, PMU), one pygal vertebra (PMU R1256) and six caudal vertebrae (PMU R416, 1255, 1257, and three unnumbered, PMU)
? Platecarpus sp.7 Cope 1869 mosasaur
"Hainosaurus sp." = Tylosaurus Marsh 1872 mosasaur
Tylosaurus ivoensis1 Persson 1963 mosasaur
teeth
 Sauropterygia -
Plesiosauria indet.4 plesiosaur
ribs, gastralia and phalanges
 Sauropterygia - Polycotylidae
Polycotylidae indet.4 Williston 1908 plesiosaur
vertebrae, 12 teeth
? Polycotylidae sp.7 Williston 1908 plesiosaur
 Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae
Elasmosauridae indet.4 Cope 1869 elasmosaur
4 vertebrae, coracoid, 2 pubes
Elasmosaurus cf. helmerseni4 elasmosaur
anterior cervical vertebra
 Sauropterygia -
"Scanisaurus cf. nazarowi" = Cimoliosaurus nazarowi4
"Scanisaurus cf. nazarowi" = Cimoliosaurus nazarowi4 Bogolubov 1911 plesiosaur
216 teeth, 4 series of vertebrae, 235 disarticulated vertebrae, 10 propodials