Ignaberga (Cretaceous of Sweden)

Also known as Persson locality no. 8

Where: Skane, Sweden (56.1° N, 13.8° E: paleocoordinates 46.4° N, 14.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• 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 106411: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Hallie Street on 15.03.2011, edited by Philip Mannion, Jonathan Tennant and Austin Hendy

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Sessilia - Brachylepadidae
Pycnolepas ignabergensis n. sp.1 Carlsson 1953 barnacle
 Belemnitida -
 Squatiniformes - Squatinidae
Squatina spp.6 Dumeril 1806 angel shark
 Plagiostomi - Squalidae
Squalidae indet.6 Bonaparte 1834 dogfish shark
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodus sp.6 Agassiz 1837 elasmobranch
 Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae
Rhinobatos "sp. 3"6 Link 1790 guitarfish
 Batoidea -
 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
Pseudocorax laevis6 Leriche 1906 mackerel shark
Squalicorax kaupi6 Agassiz 1843 crow shark
 Lamniformes -
Paranomotodon sp.6 Herman 1975 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
Cretalamna appendiculata6 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Mitsukurinidae
Anomotodon hermani6 goblin shark
 Lamniformes - Archaeolamnidae
Archaeolamna kopingensis6 Davis 1890 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae
Cretoxyrhina mantelli6 Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
Cretodus borodini6 Cappetta and Case 1975 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Carcharias latus6 sand shark
Carcharias tenuis6 Agassiz 1843 sand shark
 Carchariniformes -
? Paratriakis sp.6 ground shark
 Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae
Heterodontus "sp. 1"6 de Blainville 1816 bullhead shark
Heterodontus "sp. 2"6 de Blainville 1816 bullhead shark
  - Scyllidae
Scyliorhinus germanicus6 shark
Listed as ‘Scyliorhinus’ germanicus
 Orectolobiformes - Orectolobidae
Squatirhina sp.6 Casier 1947 wobbegong
 Orectolobiformes -
Cretorectolobus sp.6 Case 1978 carpet shark
Pararhincodon spp.6 Herman 1975 carpet shark
 Orectolobiformes - Hemiscylliidae
Chiloscyllium sp.6 Müller and Henle 1837 carpet shark
Hemiscyllium hermani6 Müller 1989 carpet shark
 Synechodontiformes - Paraorthacodontidae
Paraorthacodus conicus6 Davis 1890 elasmobranch
 Synechodontiformes - Palaeospinacidae
Synechodus "sp. 1"6 Woodward 1888 elasmobranch
Synechodus "sp. 2"6 Woodward 1888 elasmobranch
 Testudinata -
Testudinata indet. Oppel 1811 turtle
costal, scapula, and pubis
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
"Dollosaurus sp." = Prognathodon2 Dollo 1889 mosasaur
One tooth (unnumbered, Lund University)
Clidastes propython4 Cope 1869 mosasaur
three marginal teeth (all unnumbered, Lund University)
Halisaurus sternbergi5 Wiman 1920 mosasaur
two teeth (RM PZ R1457; one unnumbered), premaxilla (RM PZ R1773), pterygoid (RM PZ R1774) and one dorsal vertebra (RM PZ R1775)
Tylosaurus ivoensis3 Persson 1963 mosasaur
Tylosaurus ivoensis3 Persson 1963 mosasaur
 Sauropterygia -
Plesiosauria indet. plesiosaur
partial propodial
 Sauropterygia - Polycotylidae
Polycotylidae indet. Williston 1908 plesiosaur
 Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae
Elasmosauridae indet., "? Elasmosaurus cf. gigas" = Pliosaurus gigas, Scanisaurus sp.6
Elasmosauridae indet. Cope 1869 elasmosaur
"? Elasmosaurus cf. gigas" = Pliosaurus gigas Schroder 1885 elasmosaur
Scanisaurus sp.6 Persson 1960 elasmosaur
 Sauropterygia -
"Scanisaurus cf. nazarowi" = Cimoliosaurus nazarowi
"Scanisaurus cf. nazarowi" = Cimoliosaurus nazarowi Bogolubov 1911 plesiosaur
4 vertebrae, 2 propodials