DPV 15/84 (Eocene of Antarctica)

Where: Seymour Island, Antarctica (64.2° S, 56.6° W: paleocoordinates 64.3° S, 58.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Telm 7 Member (La Meseta Formation), Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. L. Cione and M. A. Reguero. 1994. New records of the sharks Isurus and Hexanchus from the Eocene of Seymour Island, Antarctica. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 105:1-14 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 100475: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 09.12.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus praecursor Thurmond and Jones 1981 mako shark
Aves
 Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae
Palaeeudyptes gunnari Wiman 1905 penguin