Balsvik (Cretaceous of Sweden)

Also known as Persson locality no. 3

Where: Skane, Sweden (56.1° N, 14.2° E: paleocoordinates 46.4° N, 14.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: peritidal; shelly/skeletal limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1915-1931

Primary reference: P. O. Persson. 1960. Reptiles from the Senonian (U Cret) of Scania (S Sweden). Arkiv for Mineralogi och Geologi 2(35):431-478 [M. Carrano/H. Street]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 106407: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Hallie Street on 15.03.2011, edited by Jonathan Tennant

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
"Dollosaurus sp." = Prognathodon1, Tylosaurus ivoensis2
"Dollosaurus sp." = Prognathodon1 Dollo 1889 mosasaur
One tooth crown
Tylosaurus ivoensis2 Persson 1963 mosasaur
tooth
 Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae
Elasmosauridae indet. Cope 1869 elasmosaur
vertebrae