Nowa Wies (Leitha Limestone) (Miocene of Poland)

Where: Poland (50.5° N, 20.5° E: paleocoordinates 50.8° N, 19.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Leitha Limestone Formation, Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Leitha Limestone. This is possibly a correlative of the Pinczow Limestone of subsequent authors. AGE: Tortonian. Justification is not stated in text. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown part of formation.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

• ENVIRONMENT: Environmental data not stated in text. Fauna has tropical elements.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Limestone. LITHIFICATION: Assumed to be lithified given that it is from a limestone.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Radwanski, A.

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: Radwanski, A., ~1960's. REPOSITORY: Unknown.

Primary reference: A. Radwanski. 1965. A contribution to the knowledge of Miocene Elasmobranchii from Pinczow (Poland). Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 10(2):267-276 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 121515: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 06.12.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative, but somewhat antiquated paper, with species-level taxonomy.
 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
"Oxyrhina hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis
"Oxyrhina hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Rajiformes - Rajidae
Raja sp. Linnaeus 1758 skate
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
"Aetobatis arcuatus" = Aetobatis irregularis Agassiz 1843 eagle ray
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Carcharodon megalodon" = Otodus megalodon
"Carcharodon megalodon" = Otodus megalodon Agassiz 1843 megalodon
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
"Oxyrhina desori" = Isurus oxyrinchus, "Odontaspis cuspidata" = Lamna cuspidata
"Oxyrhina desori" = Isurus oxyrinchus Rafinesque 1810 mako shark
"Odontaspis cuspidata" = Lamna cuspidata Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis acutissima Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
Carcharias (Hypoprion) sp. Rafinesque 1810 sand shark
Carcharias (Aprionodon) cf. collata Eastman 1904 sand shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
"Carcharias (Prionodon) sp." = Prionace, Galeocerdo aduncus
"Carcharias (Prionodon) sp." = Prionace Cantor 1849 blue shark
Galeocerdo aduncus Agassiz 1843 tiger shark
 Carchariniformes - Scyliorhinidae
 Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus Agassiz 1844 ground shark
 Carchariniformes - Triakidae
Eugaleus latus Leriche 1910 school shark
 Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae
"Notidanus primigenius" = Notorhynchus primigenius
"Notidanus primigenius" = Notorhynchus primigenius Agassiz 1843 sevengill shark