Cala Piques (Miocene of Spain)

Where: Balearic Islands, Spain (40.0° N, 3.8° E: paleocoordinates 40.6° N, 2.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• Age based in Pomar et al. 2002

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. Obrador and B. Mercadal. 1973. Nuevas localidades con fauna ictiológica para el Neógeno menorquín. Acta Geológica Hispánica 8(4):115-119 [C. Jaramillo/C. Pimiento/C. Pimiento]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 162715: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 02.10.2014

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Taxonomic list

 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
"Oxyrhina hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis
"Oxyrhina hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
"Odontaspis cuspidata" = Lamna cuspidata
"Odontaspis cuspidata" = Lamna cuspidata Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Spariformes - Sparidae
Sparus cinctus Agassiz 1843