Korytnica Clays, Holy Cross Mts. (Miocene of Poland)

Where: Poland (50.7° N, 20.5° E: paleocoordinates 51.0° N, 19.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Badenian (13.7 - 12.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; claystone and limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: O. Schultz. 1979. Supplementary notes on elasmobranch and teleost fish remains from the Korytnica Clays (Middle Miocene; Holy Cross Mountains, Central Poland). Acta Geologica Polonica 29(3):287-293 [C. Jaramillo/C. Pimiento]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 162017: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 17.09.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Rajiformes -
Rajoidei indet. Garman 1913 ray
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Dasyatis delfortriei whiptail stingray
Dasyatis applanata whiptail stingray
Dasyatis cavernosa Probst 1877 whiptail stingray
Dasyatis probsti Cappetta 1970 whiptail stingray
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Myliobatis sp. Cuvier 1816 eagle ray
Mobula loupianensis Cappetta 1970 devil ray
Rhinoptera sp. Cuvier 1829 cownose ray
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Procarcharodon megalodon" = Otodus megalodon
"Procarcharodon megalodon" = Otodus megalodon Agassiz 1843 megalodon
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
"Odontaspis cuspidata" = Lamna cuspidata
"Odontaspis cuspidata" = Lamna cuspidata Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis acutissima Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Galeocerdo affinis tiger shark
Galeocerdo aduncus Agassiz 1843 tiger shark
Carcharhinus priscus Agassiz 1843 requiem shark
 Carchariniformes - Sphyrnidae
Sphyrna sp. Rafinesque 1810 hammerhead shark
 Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae
  - Scyllidae
Scyliorhinus distans Probst 1879 shark
 Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae
Hexanchus primigenius sixgill shark
 Teleostei -
Teleostei indet. Müller 1846
 Acanthomorphata - Sphyraenidae
Sphyraena substriata Münster 1846 barracuda
 Scombriformes - Scombridae
Scomberomorus sp. Lacépède 1802
 Spariformes - Sparidae
Diplodus sp. Rafinesque 1810
Sparus sp. Linnaeus 1758
Dentex sp. Cuvier 1815
 Labriformes - Labridae
Labridae indet. Cuvier 1816
Labrodon sp. Gervais 1857
 Tetraodontiformes - Balistidae
Balistes sp. Linnaeus 1758