Jamestown Limestone Quarry, Pit III (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Bekeley County, South Carolina (33.3° N, 79.6° W: paleocoordinates 34.1° N, 64.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Fishburne Formation (Black Mingo Group), Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; bioturbated, argillaceous limestone

• relatively thin, clay-rich, bioturbated, biomicrite limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. R. Case, T. D. Cook, and M. V. H. Wilson. 2015. A new elasmobranch assemblage from the early Eocene (Ypresian) Fishburne Formation of Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 52:1121-1136 [M. Uhen/B. Shipps/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 203258: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 07.08.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Squatiniformes - Squatinidae
Squatina sp. Dumeril 1806 angel shark
 Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae
Rhinobatos sp. Link 1790 guitarfish
 Rajiformes - Torpedinidae
Eotorpedo hilgendorfi Jaekel 1904 torpedo
 Myliobatiformes -
Coupatezia sp. Cappetta 1982 stingray
 Myliobatiformes - Mobulidae
Burnhamia aff. daviesi Woodward 1889 stingray
 Myliobatiformes - Gymnuridae
Jacquhermania duponti Winkler 1874 stingray
 Myliobatiformes - Platyrhinidae
"Hypolophodon dockeryi" = Platyrhina dockeryi
"Hypolophodon dockeryi" = Platyrhina dockeryi Case 1994 stingray
 Myliobatiformes - Rhinopteridae
Eorhinoptera grabdai n. gen. n. sp.
Eorhinoptera grabdai n. gen. n. sp. Case et al. 2011 cow-nosed ray
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Myliobatis sp. Cuvier 1816 eagle ray
Meridiania convexa Case 1994 eagle ray
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Striatolamia macrota Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Physogaleus secundus Agassiz 1843 requiem shark
 Carchariniformes - Triakidae
"Abdounia beaugei" = Eugaleus beaugei, Pachygaleus lefevrei
"Abdounia beaugei" = Eugaleus beaugei Arambourg 1935 school shark
Pachygaleus lefevrei Daimeries 1891 hound shark
 Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae
Heterodontus sp. de Blainville 1816 bullhead shark
Heterodontus cf. sowasheense Case 1994 bullhead shark
  - Scyllidae
"Premontreia (Oxyscyllium) gilberti" = Scyliorhinus gilberti
"Premontreia (Oxyscyllium) gilberti" = Scyliorhinus gilberti Casier 1946 shark
 Euselachii - Mitsukurinidae
Anomotodon sp. Arambourg 1952 goblin shark
 Orectolobiformes - Rhincodontidae
Palaeorhincodon sp. Herman 1975 whale shark
 Orectolobiformes - Ginglymostomatidae
Protoginglymostoma ypresiensis Herman 1977 nurse shark
Nebrius thielensis Winkler 1874 nurse shark
 Orectolobiformes - Hemiscylliidae
Hemiscyllium sp. Smith 1837 carpet shark