Oamaru (Miocene of New Zealand)

Where: South Island, New Zealand (46.4° S, 169.8° E: paleocoordinates 50.6° S, 179.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

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 204196: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 02.09.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Odontaspidida - Isuridae
Oxyrhina vonhaastii n. sp. Davis 1888 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
"Lamna ensiculata n. sp." = Odontaspis ensiculata
"Lamna ensiculata n. sp." = Odontaspis ensiculata Davis 1888 sand tiger shark