Lusakies (Miocene of Greece)

Where: Crete, Greece (35.5° N, 23.6° E: paleocoordinates 35.1° N, 23.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; marl

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Teeth from the Museum of the University of Athens

Primary reference: N. K. Symeonidis and O. Schultz. 1973. Bemerkungen zur neogenen Fischfauna Kretas und Beschreibung zweier Fundstellen mit miozänen Mollusken, Echiniiden etc., Insel Kreta, Griechenland. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 77:141-147 [C. Jaramillo/C. Pimiento]more details

PaleoDB collection 162724: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 02.10.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
trigonodon
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Procarcharodon megalodon" = Otodus megalodon
"Procarcharodon megalodon" = Otodus megalodon Agassiz 1843 megalodon