Hannahatchee Creek (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Stewart County, Georgia (32.1° N, 85.0° W: paleocoordinates 34.0° N, 56.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Blufftown Formation, Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; siliciclastic sediments

• Fine, micaceous, calcareous, silty sands, bedded in graded storm deposits.

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: G. R. Case. 1987. Borodinopristis schwimmeri, a new Ganopristine Sawfish from the upper Blufftown Formation (Campanian) of the Upper Cretaceous of Georgia. Bulletin of the New Jersey Academy of Science 32(1):25-32 [J. Kriwet/W. Glaeser/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 70720: authorized by Juergen Kriwet, entered by Wolfgang Glaeser on 03.04.2007

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Taxonomic list

 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Albula sp." = Polinices
"Albula sp." = Polinices Monfort 1810 moon snail
 Squatiniformes - Squatinidae
Squatina sp. Dumeril 1806 angel shark
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodus sp. 1 Agassiz 1837 elasmobranch
 Hybodontiformes - Lonchidiidae
"Lissodus babulskii" = Lonchidion babulskii
"Lissodus babulskii" = Lonchidion babulskii Cappetta and Case 1975 elasmobranch
 Sclerorhynchiformes - Sclerorhynchidae
Borodinopristis schwimmeri n. sp. Case 1987 elasmobranch
Ischyrhiza mira Leidy 1856 elasmobranch
 Sclerorhynchiformes - Ptychotrygonidae
Ptychotrygon vermiculata Cappetta 1975 elasmobranch
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Pseudohypolophus sp. Cappetta and Case 1975 eagle ray
Brachyrhizodus wichitaensis Romer 1942 eagle ray
 Myliobatiformes - Rhombodontidae
Rhombodus laevis Cappetta and Case 1975 stingray
 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
Pseudocorax granti mackerel shark
Squalicorax kaupi Agassiz 1843 crow shark
 Lamniformes - Mitsukurinidae
Scapanorhynchus texanus Roemer 1852 goblin shark
 Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae
Cretolamna appendiculata Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
Cretodus borodini Cappetta and Case 1975 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Synodontaspis holmdelensis Cappetta and Case 1975 sand tiger shark
 Orectolobiformes - Ginglymostomatidae
Ginglymostoma globidens Cappetta and Case 1975 nurse shark
 Elopiformes - Phyllodontidae
Paralbula casei Estes 1969
 Salmoniformes - Enchodontidae
 Ichthyodectiformes - Ichthyodectidae
Xiphactinus audax Leidy 1870
 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Amiidae indet. Huxley 1861 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteus sp. Agassiz 1843 gar
  - Trigonodontidae
? Stephanodus sp. Zittel 1883