Vicksburg (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Warren County, Mississippi (32.3° N, 90.9° W: paleocoordinates 32.8° N, 85.5° W)

When: Byram Formation (VIcksburg Group), Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. Dockery and E. Manning. 1986. Teeth of the gaint shark Carcharodon auriculatus from the Eocene and Oligocene of Mississippi. 7(1):2-14 [M. Uhen/A. Saeed/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 164234: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Ahmed Saeed on 26.11.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Carcharodon auriculatus Blainville 1818 white shark