Maltesholm (Cretaceous of Sweden)

Also known as Persson locality no. 12

Where: Sweden (55.9° N, 14.0° E: paleocoordinates 46.2° N, 14.3° 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 102885: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Hallie Street on 20.01.2011, edited by Philip Mannion and Jonathan Tennant

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Taxonomic list

 Squatiniformes - Squatinidae
Squatina spp.4 Dumeril 1806 angel shark
 Plagiostomi - Squalidae
Squalidae spp.4 Bonaparte 1834 dogfish shark
 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
Squalicorax kaupi4 Agassiz 1843 crow shark
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
Cretalamna appendiculata4 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Carcharias latus4 sand shark
 Carchariniformes -
? Paratriakis sp.4 ground shark
 Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae
Heterodontus "sp. 1"4 de Blainville 1816 bullhead shark
  - Scyllidae
Scyliorhinus germanicus4 shark
Listed as ‘Scyliorhinus’ germanicus
 Orectolobiformes - Orectolobidae
Squatirhina sp.4 Casier 1947 wobbegong
 Orectolobiformes -
Pararhincodon spp.4 Herman 1975 carpet shark
 Orectolobiformes - Hemiscylliidae
Chiloscyllium sp.4 Müller and Henle 1837 carpet shark
 Synechodontiformes - Palaeospinacidae
Synechodus "sp. 2"4 Woodward 1888 elasmobranch
 Testudines - Pancheloniidae
Pancheloniidae indet.2 Joyce et al. 2004 turtle
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Mosasaurus sp.3, "Dollosaurus sp." = Prognathodon1, "Hainosaurus sp." = Tylosaurus
Mosasaurus sp.3 Parkinson 1822 mosasaur
"Dollosaurus sp." = Prognathodon1 Dollo 1889 mosasaur
Eight associated fragments with detached teeth (RM PZ R1772)
"Hainosaurus sp." = Tylosaurus Marsh 1872 mosasaur
 Sauropterygia -
Plesiosauria indet.3, "Scanisaurus cf. nazarowi" = Cimoliosaurus nazarowi3
Plesiosauria indet.3 plesiosaur
partial propodial
"Scanisaurus cf. nazarowi" = Cimoliosaurus nazarowi3 Bogolubov 1911 plesiosaur