Tata Island (Cretaceous of New Zealand)

Also known as Locality 662

Where: South Island, New Zealand (40.8° S, 172.9° E: paleocoordinates 76.7° S, 154.8° E)

When: Cretaceous (145.0 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: F. Chapman. 1918. Descriptions and Revisions of the Cretaceous and Tertiary Fish-remains of New Zealand. New Zealand Geological Survey Branch Palaeontological Bulletin 7:1-41 [C. Schweitzer/C. Schweitzer/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 204190: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 02.09.2019

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Taxonomic list

 Plagiostomi -
Trygon sp. Cuvier 1817 elasmobranch
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus sp. Agassiz 1843 mako shark
Lamna sp. Cuvier 1816 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
"Lamna incurva" = Odontaspis incurva
"Lamna incurva" = Odontaspis incurva Davis 1888 sand tiger shark
 Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae
Notidanus sp. Cuvier 1817 cow shark