Lauderdale County (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Lauderdale County, Alabama (34.9° N, 87.7° W: paleocoordinates 27.1° S, 37.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Fort Payne Formation, Early/Lower Mississippian (360.7 - 345.3 Ma)

• between the Chattanooga Shale and the Fort Payne Chert

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Primary reference: J. T. Thurmond and D. E. Jones. 1981. Fossil Vertebrates of Alabama 1-244 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 84108: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 17.09.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ctenacanthiformes - Ctenacanthidae
Ctenacanthus elegans Tuomey 1858 elasmobranch
 Ctenacanthiformes -
""Cladodus" magnificus" = Saivodus striatus
""Cladodus" magnificus" = Saivodus striatus Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch