Landis Brown Farm & Banks Farm (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Where: Greene County, Alabama (32.8° N, 87.9° W: paleocoordinates 35.4° N, 59.3° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Mooreville Chalk Formation (Selma Group), Late/Upper Santonian to Late/Upper Santonian (85.8 - 70.6 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Primary reference: R. Zangerl. 1953. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part III. The turtles of the family Protostegidae. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs 3(3):63-133 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 81931: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 18.07.2008, edited by Roger Benson

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Ptychodontidae
Ptychodus polygyrus1 Agassiz 1839 elasmobranch
 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
Squalicorax falcatus1 Agassiz 1843 crow shark
 Euselachii - Mitsukurinidae
"Scapanorhynchus rhaphiodon" = Scapanorhynchus raphiodon1
"Scapanorhynchus rhaphiodon" = Scapanorhynchus raphiodon1 Agassiz 1843 goblin shark
 Chimaeriformes - Callorhinchidae
Edaphodon mirificus1 Leidy 1856 plownose chimaera
Actinopteri
 Crossognathiformes - Pachyrhizodontidae
 Pachycormiformes - Pachycormidae
Protosphyraena sp.1 Leidy 1857
sp. 3
Reptilia
 Testudines - Protostegidae
Protostega gigas2 Cope 1871 sea turtle
 Testudines -
Toxochelys moorevillensis3 Zangerl 1953 turtle