White Mountain Formation (Eocene of Uzbekistan)

Where: Uzbekistan (41.6° N, 65.5° E: paleocoordinates 41.3° N, 60.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: White Mountain Formation, Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine

• phosphorotised oolitic sands

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: G. R. Case, N.I. Udovichenko, L.A. Nessov, A.O. Averianov, and P.D. Borodin. 1996. A Middle Eocene selachian fauna from the White Mountain Formation of the Kizylum Desert, Uzbekistan, C.I.S. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 242(Lfg.4-6):99-126 [J. Kriwet/W. Glaeser/W. Glaeser]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 62573: authorized by Juergen Kriwet, entered by Wolfgang Glaeser on 24.07.2006

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Squaliformes - Dalatiidae
Isistius trituratus Winkler 1874 elasmobranch
 Squatiniformes - Squatinidae
Squatina cf. prima Winkler 1874 angel shark
 Odontaspidida - Jaekelotodontidae
Jaekelotodus trigonalis Jackel 1895 elasmobranch
 Plagiostomi - Squalidae
Squalus sp. Linnaeus 1758 dogfish shark
 Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae
Rhinobatos steurbauti Cappetta and Nolf 1981 guitarfish
 Rhinopristiformes - Pristidae
Pristis sp. Linck 1790 sawfish
Aktaua kizylkumensis n. gen. n. sp. sawfish
Anoxypristis sp. White and Moy-Thomas 1941 sawfish
 Myliobatiformes -
Coupatezia woutersi Cappetta 1982 stingray
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Dasyatis sp. Rafinesque 1810 whiptail stingray
Glikmania tamdyensa n. gen. n. sp. whiptail stingray
 Myliobatiformes -
Hypolophodon sp. Cappetta 1980 stingray
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Myliobatis sp. Cuvier 1816 eagle ray
Archaeomanta melenhorsti Herman 1979 eagle ray
Burnhamia daviesi Woodward 1889 eagle ray
"Aetobatus cf. irregularis" = Aetobatis irregularis Agassiz 1843 eagle ray
Rhinoptera cf. sherborni White 1926 cownose ray
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Carcharocles sokolowi" = Otodus (Carcharocles)
"Carcharocles sokolowi" = Otodus (Carcharocles) mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus praecursor Thurmond and Jones 1981 mako shark
 Lamniformes - Mitsukurinidae
Striatolamia macrota Agassiz 1843 goblin shark
 Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae
Cretolamna lerichei mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis winkleri Leriche 1905 sand tiger shark
Carcharias hopei sand shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Physogaleus sp. Cappetta 1980 requiem shark
"Rhizoprionodon ganntourensis" = Scoliodon ganntourensis Arambourg 1952 requiem shark
Abdounia lapierrei requiem shark
Abdounia recticona requiem shark
Abdounia beaugei Arambourg 1935 requiem shark
Galeocerdo latidens Agassiz 1843 tiger shark
 Carchariniformes - Triakidae
Galeorhinus sp. de Blainville and Prévost 1816 school shark
 Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae
"Heterodontus cf. vincenti" = Cestracion vincenti
"Heterodontus cf. vincenti" = Cestracion vincenti Leriche 1905 bullhead shark
  - Scyllidae
Scyliorhinus gilberti Casier 1946 shark
 Orectolobiformes - Rhincodontidae
 Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae
Notorhynchus cf. primigenius Agassiz 1843 sevengill shark