Mercer ( of New Zealand)

Also known as Loc. 101

Where: North Island, New Zealand (37.3° S, 175.1° E: paleocoordinates 46.1° S, 178.6° E)

When: Waitakian (25.2 - 21.7 Ma)

• "Leda Marl"; Age is a bit of a guess

Environment/lithology: marine; blue, sandy, calcareous mudstone

• bluish calcareous sandy mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. W. Davis. 1888. On fossil-fish remains from the Tertiary and Cretaceo-Tertiary formations of New Zealand. Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society 4:1-48 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 204174: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 02.09.2019

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Taxonomic list

 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis incurva Davis 1888 sand tiger shark