Penn-Dixie Portland Cement quarry (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Houston County, Georgia (32.4° N, 83.4° W: paleocoordinates 32.6° N, 75.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Jacksonian Formation, Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

• clastics and waterworn limestones

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: G. R. Case. 1981. Late Eocene Selachians from South-Central Georgia. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 176(Lfg. 1-3):52-79 [J. Kriwet/W. Glaeser]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 71975: authorized by Juergen Kriwet, entered by Wolfgang Glaeser on 18.05.2007

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Rhinopristiformes - Pristidae
Pristis pickeringi n. sp. Case 1981 sawfish
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
"Aetobatis sp." = Aetobatus
"Aetobatis sp." = Aetobatus Blainville 1816 eagle ray
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
"Procarcharodon auriculatus" = Carcharodon auriculatus
"Procarcharodon auriculatus" = Carcharodon auriculatus Blainville 1818 white shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Galeocerdo clarkensis White 1956 tiger shark